Lawmakers want the School Improvement Grant program to be more flexible for states. And they want to see the Investing in Innovation grant program focused on high schools.
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December 15, 2014
November 07, 2014
The i3 grant will allow the program to offer dual enrollment courses to more rural students in North Carolina.
November 20, 2013
First graders in the Reading Recovery program dramatically improved in their first year, according to the initial report of an Investing in Innovation evaluation of the intervention.
November 11, 2013
The latest Investing in Innovation grantees, announced last week by the U.S. Department of Education, are proposing an array of curriculum-related strategies to improve student achievement.
May 03, 2013
The deadline to apply for $135 million in Investing in Innovation grants is July 2.
March 27, 2013
The deadline to submit a pre-application to the U.S. Department of Education for a $3 million i3 development award is April 26.
November 19, 2012
"New York City is probably the UR-example of a creative city. It has always been about creating the substrate conditions on which innate aspirational energies could anchor and thrive," said Steven Hodas, tech entrepreneur now serving as Executive Director of InnovateNYC for the NYC Department of Education.
November 08, 2012
Eight out of 20 projects that won grants in the third round of the federal Investing in Innovation competition focus, in part, on improving outcomes for English-language learners.
November 08, 2012
Ten of the 20 winners of the fiscal year 2012 competition were evaluated to have a significant focus on using technology in their application.
November 10, 2011
Only a small handful of proposals from likely grantees appear to address needs of English learners