Funding Opportunity: 2013-14 Title I – SIG A Leadership – STEM Grant Application


Section 1003(a) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that State Education Agencies allocate funds to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) for Title I Priority and Focus Schools to meet the progress goals in their District Comprehensive Improvement Plan and School Comprehensive Education Plan(s) (DCIP/SCEP) and thereby improve student performance. Funds will be allocated to Focus Districts to support partnerships with Higher Education Institutions (IHE), Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES), education research organizations and/or local business and industry. The funds must be used to develop leadership programs for implementation of Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS) and Annual Personnel Performance Reviews (APPR) as required under the provisions of Education Law ยง3012-c, and to provide college and career enrichment programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) for historically underserved students.


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