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2012-2013 Student Success Initiative (SSI) Grants to Schools

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The Texas Education Agency has posted information regarding funding amounts to eligible local educational agencies (LEAs) and information about applications and grant requirements at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/index2.aspx?id=2147508658. Please note that applications must be submitted through the  eGrants system by 5:00 p.m. Central Time, October 12, 2012.

The goals of the SSIG are as follows:
To identify and implement appropriate interventions for struggling students in grades K–12
To increase the number of students who are academically ready to meet or exceed the passing standards on state assessments
To improve instructional effectiveness of teachers and school leaders

Please do not hesitate to contact us for support in the key practices of the grant:

Provide instruction that allows the teacher and students adequate time to engage in focused, comprehensive instruction and learning.
Promote professional development aligned to the goals of this program and designed to improve instructional effectiveness of teachers and school leaders working with struggling students.
Provide opportunities for teachers and school leaders to participate in coaching sessions.

ESC Region XIII Contact: Jennifer Drumm – jennifer.drumm@esc13.txed.net

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