News Posts: Innovative Programs


No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Program Overview – Innovative Programs Comprehensive Regional Assistance Centers – provide technical assistance services focused on the implementation of reform programs. Equity Assistance Centers – provide assistance in the areas of race, gender, and national origin equity to public schools to promote equal educational opportunities. Guidelines on current title IX […]

Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

Legislation Elementary and Secondary Education Act, as amended, Title V, PART A – INNOVATIVE PROGRAMS; 20 U.S.C. 7201 et seq Sec. 5101. PURPOSES, STATE AND LOCAL RESPONSIBILITY. Subpart 1 – State and Local Programs Sec. 5111. ALLOTMENT TO STATES. Sec. 5112. ALLOCATION TO LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES. Subpart 2 – State Programs Sec. 5121. STATE USES […]

Funding Status

2008 Estimate Appropriation: 0 Number of New Awards: 0 2007 Estimate Appropriation: $99,183,447 Number of Awards: 56 Average New Award: $1,700,000 Range of New Awards: $492,446- $12,443,948 2006 Appropriation: $99,000,000 Number of Awards: 56 Average Award: $1,700,000 Range of Awards: $190,000 – $12,300,000 2005 Appropriation: $198,400,000 Number of Awards: 56 Average Award: $3,542,857 Range of […]


Who May Apply: (by category) State Education Agencies (SEAs) Who May Apply: (specifically) Outlying areas (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) are eligible for funds under a set-aside. Local education agencies (LEAs) receive subgrants by formula from SEAs.


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Applicant Information

Timeline SEAs apply to the Department for funds using the Consolidated State Application process through which States submit a single application for funds for a number of Federal education formula grant programs. (Consolidated applications/plans are authorized under Title IX of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to promote coordination among programs and reduce paperwork.) These […]

Innovative Programs

This is a state-administered formula grant program designed to improve student academic achievement and the quality of education for all students. Funding may be used for the following purposes: to support local education reform efforts; to provide funding to enable SEAs and LEAs to implement promising education reform programs and school improvement programs that rely […]

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 […]