News Posts: School Support and Accountability

Out-of-School Time Career Pathway Program

The Out of School Time Career Pathway program will make grants to SEAs that, in partnership with eligible entities (as defined in section 4201(b)(3) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESEA)) in the State, will provide students expanded options to participate in a career […]

Eligibility

Who May Apply: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) An LEA is defined in section 8101(30) Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, as follows. LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCY.— IN GENERAL.—The term ”local educational agency” means a public board of education or other public authority legally constituted within a State for either administrative control or direction of, […]

Applicant Info

Federal Register Notices Notice Inviting Applications (May 11, 2020) Notice Inviting Applications WORD – PDF Current Application Student Centered Funding Demonstration Grant Application Package (2020) WORD – PDF Application Webinar Information The 508 compliant PDF version of the slide deck. Here is the link to the recording: https://t4pacenter.adobeconnect.com/ph5fmya7bnpn/ Question and Answer Session The Department will host […]

Well-Rounded Education through Student-Centered Funding Demonstration Grants

Program Description The Well-Rounded Education through Student-Centered Funding Demonstration Grants program provides competitive grants to local educational agencies (LEAs) to demonstrate model programs for providing well-rounded education opportunities through the development and implementation of student-centered funding (SCF) systems based on weighted per-pupil allocations under Section 1501 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, […]

Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

A New Education Law The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed by President Obama on December 10, 2015, and represents good news for our nation’s schools. This bipartisan measure reauthorizes the 50-year-old Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), the nation’s national education law and longstanding commitment to equal opportunity for all students. The new […]

BIE

State Plan  BIE is not statutorily required to submit a consolidated state plan.   Letters to BIE Corrective Action Plan  (May 5, 2020) Corrective Action Plan (January 21, 2020) On Time Submission  (December 13, 2018) Title I Part A   (November 28, 2018 )     Back to State Plans      

ESEA Flexibility

ESEA Reauthorization: The Every Student Succeeds Act The U.S. Department of Education has invited each State education agency (SEA) to request flexibility regarding specific requirements of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) in exchange for rigorous and comprehensive State-developed plans designed to improve […]