SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS (SIG)
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SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT GRANTS-1003(G)
Forty North Carolina schools are receiving federal School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds as authorized under section 1003(g) of Title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA).
In 2010-11, over $63 million in SIG funds were allocated to the first cohort of 24 schools in 18 Local Education Agencies (LEAs) across the state with a per school range of $980,000 to $6 million through September 30, 2013.
Beginning July 2011, over $50 million in SIG funds were allocated to the second cohort of 17 schools in 13 LEAs with a per school range of $540,000 to $5.5 million through September 30, 2014.
Selected SIG schools were among the persistently lowest performing schools ( pdf, 134kb) in the state and were eligible for or receiving Title I funds. This includes charter schools, alternative and special schools.
- North Carolina School Improvement Grants Application
This North Carolina School Improvement Grants state application was submitted by the N.C. Department of Public Instruction on February 16, 2011, and was approved by the U.S. Department of Education (USED). It is a revision of the initial state application approved by the USED in June 2010.
(pdf, 337kb) Appendix D (pdf, 33kb)