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School Improvement Grants: Guidance and Tools for the 2015 Amended Regulations—Maximizing the Optional Planning/Pre-Implementation Year

By Sam Redding, Lenay Dunn, Carlas McCauley


This guide provides states, districts, and schools with information and support to prepare applications for 2015-2016 School Improvement Grants (SIGs).

Produced by the Center for School Turnaround at WestEd, this resource highlights the new amended regulations for SIGs and can be used by local education agencies to optimize the optional year of planning and pre-implementation.

Aligned with the most recent SIG requirements, the guide features:

  • Background information on SIGs
  • A description of state education agencies’ roles and responsibilities during the SIG application process
  • A timeline and strategies for the planning and pre-implementation year
  • Tools, checklists, and templates designed to build a foundation of success for SIG schools

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Copyright: 2015
Format: PDF
Pages: 32
Publisher: WestEd