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Formula Funding Available

 

November 10, 2009

TO THE ADMINISTRATOR ADDRESSED:

SUBJECT:  2009-2010 Student Success Initiative Grant (SSIG) Application

The application for the 2009-2010 Student Success Initiative Grant (SSIG) opened in eGrants on Monday, October 26, 2009.

Purpose of Program
The purpose of this program is to provide transitional financial assistance to Texas public school districts and open-enrollment charters during the one post-ARI/AMI school year.  For the 2009-2010 school year, funding is provided for interventions for struggling students in grades K-12.

Eligible Applicants
Local education agencies (LEAs) that reported students not meeting passing standards for the first administration of the 2009 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) Reading in grade 3 or TAKS Math in grade 5 are eligible to apply for this grant.

Project Period
Plan for a project starting date of no earlier than September 1, 2009, and an ending date of no later than August 31, 2010.

Allocations
To view allocations for the 2009-2010 SSIG program, go online to the TEA Grant Opportunities web site at http://burleson.tea.state.tx.us/GrantOpportunities/forms/. Open the “Formula Funding Toolbox,” then select “Entitlements by Program.”

Deadline to Apply
Eligible applicants must apply through the eGrants system by Friday, November 20, 2009, at 5:00 p.m. Central Time.

How to Apply
Eligible applicants must apply through the eGrants system. In order to apply, applicants must have appropriate Texas Education Agency Secure Environment (TEA SE) access. Applicants who do not have TEA SE access for eGrants should visit the TEA SE web page at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/opge/egrant/index.html and request access. An overview of the TEA SE online request process can be found at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/opge/egrant/eGrantsOverview.pdf.  If further assistance is needed, please call the eGrants Help Desk at (512) 463-7025 or email egrants@tea.state.tx.us.

Accessing Grant Application
The 2009-2010 Student Success Initiative Grant Application opened in eGrants on Monday, October 26, 2009. Applicants may locate the grant through TEA SE on eGrants as follows:

  1. Open the dropdown list titled “Available Grant Programs in eGrants.”
  2. From the dropdown list, select the entry titled “2009-2010 Student Success Initiative Grant Application.”

Reporting Deadlines
Reporting deadlines for the 2009-2010 SSIG program are listed in the table below. LEAs that are awarded grants are responsible for meeting all required deadlines. Failure to meet deadlines may result in loss of funds and could cause the LEA to be identified as “high risk.


 

Grant Program

 

Grant Period

 

Final Expenditure
Report
Due

 

Revised Final Expenditure Report
Due

 

Program Evaluation Report
Due

 

SSIG

 

9/1/2009 - 8/31/2010

 

10/15/2010

 

11/15/2010

 

9/30/2010

Information and Assistance
For program information, please contact Kerry Ballast at kerry.ballast@tea.state.tx.us or (512) 463-9581.

For funding information, please contact the Division of Formula Funding, (512) 463-8525, or visit the TEA Grant Opportunities website at http://burleson.tea.state.tx.us/GrantOpportunities/forms/.

 

Sincerely,

 

Yolanda Cantu
Senior Director, Division of Formula Funding

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