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Information pertaining to resources and assistance for school support.

Comprehensive Support and Improvement
Program requirements and other related information regarding federal funds authorized under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 1965 as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) in 2015, Title I, Section 1003 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 1MB)

Targeted Support and Improvement/Additional Targeted Support and Improvement
Program requirements and other related information regarding the federal program authorized under the ESEA of 1965 as amended by the ESSA in 2015, Title I, Section 1003 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 1MB)

School Improvement Grant
Program requirements and other related information regarding federal funds for School Improvement Grants, authorized under Section 1003(g) of Title I of the ESEA External link opens in new window or tab.

Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) Logon
A Web-based reporting tool used by local educational agencies to apply for funding and submit budget revisions and expenditure reports.

Questions:   School Improvement and Support Office | SISO@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0833
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Recently Posted in Title I: Improving Academic Achievement
  • 2020–21 CSI Prompts  (added 23-Sep-2020)
    Information and guidance on completing and submitting the 2020–21 Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Prompts for local educational agencies (LEAs) and county offices of education (COEs).
  • Select Resources (added 09-Sep-2020)
    Select resources from Lead Agencies, state agency partners, and the California Department of Education that are designed to assist local educational agencies and schools in improving student achievement.
  • FY 2019–20 CSI COE Application for Funding (added 25-Aug-2020)
    Resources for county offices of education (COEs) to support local educational agencies (LEAs) within their county that serve schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) in Fiscal Year 2019–20.
  • FY 2019–20 CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions (added 25-Aug-2020)
    Instructions for county offices of education (COEs) that provide technical assistance to local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools meeting the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Fiscal Year (FY) 2019–20 to use the GMART.
  • FY 2019–20 CSI LEA Application for Funding (added 25-Aug-2020)
    Resources for local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019–20.

  • FY 2019–20 GMART CSI LEA Reporting Instructions (added 25-Aug-2020)
    Instructions and for local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019–20 to use the Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART).