Grant Details

Title I Focus School Support Grant (Texas)

 
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    CFDA#

    84.010A
     

    Funder Type

    State Government

    IT Classification

    B - Readily funds technology as part of an award

    Authority

    Texas Education Agency (TEA)

    Summary

    The purpose of this grant is to increase the capacity of Education Service Centers (ESCs) to facilitate work with identified Focus schools in their region. Specific to this grant, œfocus schools are the identified Title I serving schools with the widest gaps in reading and math performance, as compared to safeguard targets examined across seven federal student groups.

    This project is a component of Texas initiatives designed to meet the desired outcomes established in the approved ESEA flexibility waiver. The following target outcomes are established with the objective that schools currently identified would not meet the criteria and thresholds to be identified as focus schools in the future:
    • Participating schools will decrease the gaps existing within all seven federal student groups between actual performance and Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) targets in Reading/ELA and Mathematics, as compared to baseline 2014 gaps;
    • Participating schools will meet or exceed current year AMOs established in the waiver for state proficiency rates. Current, operational AMOs can be reviewed here: Texas NCLBESEA Waiver Information; and
    • Participating schools will not rank in the lowest performing schools in the state when measuring gaps in performance between actual performance and AMO target within the seven federal student groups. In essence, they would no longer be identified as focus schools in Texas, using the same methodology for identification used at the project onset.
     

    History of Funding

    None is available.

    Additional Information

    Unallowable activities and use of funds for this grant may include but are not limited to the following:
    • Field trips;
    • Advisory council;
    • Cost of membership in any civic or community organization;
    • Hosting or sponsoring of conferences;
    • Out-of-State travel;
    • Travel costs for Officials such as Executive Director, Superintendent, or Board Members;
    • Capital Outlay;
    • Debt service (lease-purchase); and
    • Audit services for state-funded grants.

    Contacts

    Leticia Govea

    Leticia Govea
    1701 Congress Ave
    Austin', TX 78701
    (512) 463-1427
     

  • Eligibility Details

    The 20 Regional Education Service Centers in Texas are eligible to apply.

    Deadline Details

    The deadline to submit applications was November 14, 2016. A similar deadline is anticipated annually.

    Award Details

    $1,032,928 is available in total funding for 20 awards. Awards range between $12,000 and $170,000 each. Cost sharing/matching is not required.


     

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