An estimated $58 million in funding has been allocated for new 2008-09 SIF grants to serve schools in PI Year 5+ and is available on a competitive basis....
The system described in this document is intended to serve as the backbone for technology services to schools from the DOE. The DOE will ultimately assume responsibility for deployment and ongoing support of the application....
Redistributing resources from low-poverty schools to high-poverty schools through the reform of Title I’s comparability requirement should contribute to an important national priority: narrowing the achievement gap.
Successful investment in the school improvement industry depends on managing political risk, and every firm should be engaged with a trade group.
Over time, staff salaries will be traded for technology licenses.
This is basic research, the source of all product development.
Unless the venture is owned by a virtual ATM machine, ‘Profit’ is an absolutely necessary component of both survival and growth – even for non-profit organizations! Profitable Non-profits? Isn’t that an oxymoron? Not really…what a normal business calls ‘retained earnings’, non-profits call ‘retained surplus’.
I say it's possible.
Perhaps the most interesting aspect of blogging has been not knowing precisely where debate will lead, stumbling into the odd hornet’s nest, and finding myself in places I would not have considered to be education policy. It’s been a learning experience, and I plan to keep learning.
School improvement providers on the lookout for grants they might leverage to market their programs. Here is an opportunity with a one-to-one dollar match - including in-kind contributions