News Posts: Education Innovation and Research Grants – Expansion


The FY 2019 competition has closed. The Overview of the Competition provides highlights of the review process and funded applications. FY 2019 Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Competitions LINKS TO OTHER COMPETITION-RELATED PAGES FAQs Call for Peer Reviewers Matching Resources FY 2019 Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Competition Announcement On February 1, 2019, the U.S. […]

EIR Matching Resources

EIR Matching Requirements Cost Sharing or Matching: Under section 4611 of the ESEA, as amended by ESSA, each grant recipient must provide, from Federal, State, local, or private sources, an amount equal to 10 percent of funds provided under the grant, which may be provided in cash or through in-kind contributions, to carry out activities […]

Education Innovation and Research

The Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Program provides funding to: create, develop, implement, replicate, or take to scale entrepreneurial, evidence-based, field-initiated innovations to improve student achievement and attainment for high-need students; and rigorously evaluate such innovations. The EIR program is designed to generate and validate solutions to persistent educational challenges and to support the expansion […]

Funding and Legislation

Included in the chart below is the amount of funding per fiscal year. Fiscal Year (FY) Appropriation for new awards FY 2023 $284,000,000 FY 2022 $234,000,000 FY 2021 $194,000,000 FY 2020 $190,000,000 FY 2019 $125,000,000 FY 2018 $115,368,326 FY 2017 $95,005,093 LEGISLATION Section 4611 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), as amended by […]

5/23-5/24 Safe & Supportive Schools Webinar Event: “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice”

The Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance Center (SSSTA), supported by the Office of Safe and Healthy Students in the Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, announces its next Implementation Webinar Series event, “Implementing New Programs—The Impact of Current Practice.” It will be offered twice to accommodate schedules: Session 1: Wednesday, May 23, 2012, 4:00 […]

Announcing the Relaunch of Stop Bullying website

  unveiled a revitalized Stop Bullying website – – on March 30, 2012 to encourage children, parents, educators, and communities to take action to stop and prevent bullying. The website provides a map with detailed information on state laws and policies, interactive webisodes and videos for young people, practical strategies for schools and communities to […]