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School Improvement Grants, authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, are grants to state educational agencies that are used to make competitive sub-grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to substantially raise the achievement of students in their lowest-performing schools.

School Improvement Resources and Guidance

Required Reporting Dates

Year/Quarter (Q) Reporting Data  Performance Period Reporting Due Date

2018–19 Q4

Budget Revision
(Only required if budget change exceeds 10 percent of budgeted amount)

April 1, 2019 to
June 30, 2019

July 18, 2019

2018–19 Q4

Expenditure Report and quarterly Fiscal Activity Report (FAR)

April 1,2019 to
June 30, 2019

July 31, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019–20

Preliminary Budget Revision (required for
all LEAs)

Fiscal Year 2019–20

August 16, 2019

2019–20 Q1

Budget Revision

July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

October 17, 2019

2019–20 Q1

Expenditure Report

July 1, 2019 to September 30, 2019

October 31, 2019

2019–20 Q2

Budget Revision

October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

January 17, 2020

2019–20 Q2

Expenditure Report and quarterly FAR

October 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019

January 31, 2020

2019–20 Q3

Budget Revision

January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020

April 16, 2020

2019–20 Q3

Expenditure Report

January 1, 2020 to March 31, 2020

April 30, 2020

2019–20 Q4

Budget Revision

April 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2020

July 17, 2020

2019–20 Q4

Expenditure Report and quarterly FAR

April 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2020

July 31, 2020

 

 

Questions:   School Improvement and Support Office | SISO@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0833
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 31, 2019
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    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.
  • 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.

  • 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).