School Improvement Grants
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School Support and Accountability
School Improvement Grants (SIGs), authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), are grants to state educational agencies (SEAs) that SEAs use to make competitive subgrants to local educational agencies (LEAs) that demonstrate the greatest need for the funds and the strongest commitment to use the funds to provide adequate resources in order to substantially raise the achievement of students in their lowest-performing schools.
- Office of School Turnaround
- School Turnaround Learning Community
- School Turnaround AmeriCorps FY15 Notice of Federal Funding Opportunity
- SY 2012-13 SIG School Data Summary
- Documentation for SY 2012-13 School Data
- SY 2011-12 SIG School Metrics National Summary
- Documentation for SY 2011-12 SIG School Metrics
- SY 2011-12 SIG School Metrics Data Set
- Documentation for SY 2011-12 Data Set
- SY 2011-12 Assessment Results National Summary
- Documentation for SY 2011-12 Assessment Results
- SY 2010-11 SIG School Data National Summary
In conjunction with Title I funds for school improvement reserved under section 1003(a) of the ESEA, School Improvement Grants under section 1003(g) of the ESEA are used to improve student achievement in Title I schools identified for improvement, corrective action, or restructuring so as to enable those schools to make adequate yearly progress (AYP) and exit improvement status.
The Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2010, provided $546 million for School Improvement Grants in fiscal year (FY) 2010. In addition, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) estimates that, collectively, States have carried over approximately $825 million in FY 2009 SIG funds that will be combined with FY 2010 SIG funds, for a total of nearly $1.4 billion that will be awarded by States as part of their FY 2010 SIG competitions.