News Posts: Ready to Learn

Subpart 4 – Ready-to-Learn Television

SEC. 4643. [20 U.S.C. 7293] READY TO LEARN PROGRAMMING. AWARDS TO PROMOTE SCHOOL READINESS THROUGH READY TO LEARN PROGRAMMING.— IN GENERAL.—Awards made to eligible entities described in paragraph (3) to fulfill the purpose described in section 4641(a)(2) shall— be known as ”Ready to Learn Programming awards”; and be used to— develop, produce, and distribute accessible educational and instructional video programming for preschool and elementary […]


Included below is information regarding the new awards made in each fiscal year since FY 2010. Fiscal Year (FY) Number of new awards FY 2020 2 FY 2015 2 Year awarded Grantee Project Title Duration (Years) Year 1 Total Expected Funding City State Score Abstract Application Reviewer’s Comments 2020 2020 Twin Cities Public Television Mashopolis: […]

Funding and Legislation

Included in the chart below is the amount of funding per fiscal year since FY 2009. Fiscal Year (FY) Appropriation for new and continuation awards FY 2021 $29,500,000 FY 2020 $27,741,000 FY 2019 $25,741,000 FY 2018 $27,737,822 FY 2017 $27,736,300 FY 2016 $25,741,000 FY 2015 $25,501,095   Legislation The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), Title […]

Applicant Info and Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:  To be eligible to receive a Ready-to-Learn Programming grant, an entity shall be a public telecommunications entity (see below) that is able to demonstrate each of the following: (A) A capacity for the development and national distribution of educational and instructional television programming of high quality that is accessible by a large majority […]

Ready to Learn Programming

Ready to Learn Programming supports the development of educational television and digital media targeted at preschool and early elementary school children and their families. Its general goal is to promote early learning and school readiness, with a particular interest in reaching low-income children. In addition to creating television and other media products, the program supports […]

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 […]