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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

2019–20 Q4

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

April 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2020

July 17, 2020

2019–20 Q4

Expenditure Report and quarterly Fiscal Activity Report (FAR)

April 1, 2020 to
June 30, 2020

July 31, 2020

Fiscal Year 2020-21

Preliminary Budget Revision (required for
all LEAs)

Fiscal Year 2020-21

August 16, 2020

2020-21 Q1

Budget Revision

July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

October 17, 2020

2020-21 Q1

Expenditure Report

July 1, 2020 to September 30, 2020

October 31, 2020

2020-21 Q2

Budget Revision

October 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

January 17, 2021

2020-21 Q2

Expenditure Report and quarterly FAR

October 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020

January 31, 2021

2020-21 Q3

Budget Revision

January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

April 16, 2021

2020-21 Q3

Expenditure Report

January 1, 2021 to March 31, 2021

April 30, 2021

2020-21 Q4

Budget Revision

April 1, 2021 to
June 30, 2021

July 17, 2021

2020-21 Q4

Expenditure Report and quarterly FAR

April 1, 2021 to
June 30, 2021

July 31, 2021

 

 

Questions:   School Improvement and Support Office | SISO@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0833
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Recently Posted in Title I: Improving Academic Achievement
  • FY 2020–21 CSI COE Fiscal Reporting Instructions (added 29-Jun-2021)
    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) 2020–21 to use the GMART
  • FY 2020–21 GMART CSI LEA Reporting Instructions (added 17-Jun-2021)
    Grant Management and Reporting Tool (GMART) instructions for local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020–21.