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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.

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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: Monday, February 4, 2019
Recently Posted in Title I: Improving Academic Achievement
  • GMART ESSA CSI LEA Fiscal Reporting Instructions (added 20-Jun-2019)
    Instructions and guidance for local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to use the Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART).
  • ESSA CSI LEA Application for Funding Instructions (added 20-Jun-2019)
    Instructions for local educational agencies (LEAs) using the web-based Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) to submit the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) LEA Application for Funding.
  • ESSA CSI COE Application for Funding Instructions (added 20-Jun-2019)
    Instructions for County Offices of Education (COEs) using the web-based Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) to submit the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) COE Application for Funding.