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2021-22 ESSA Consolidated Grant Plans

A public notice has been issued with the purpose and tentative plans for Title 1 funds in the 2021-22 Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Consolidated Grant.

The grant overview and a form for submitting comments regarding the tentative use of funds is outlined below. The public is asked to submit any comments by Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

General Overview and Tentative Plans for 2021-22 ESSA Consolidated Grant

Title I-A: $3,000,000 (Estimate)

  • Purpose: Provide all children significant opportunity to receive a fair, equitable, and high-quality education and close educational achievement gaps.
  • Tentative Plans: Provide additional staff, supplemental technology equipment, supplemental tutoring, virtual and face to face student experiences/field trips, supplemental instructional materials, aren’t engagement activities, supplemental library materials, professional development and summer school activities.

Title II-A: $700,000 (Estimate)

  • Purpose: Improve student achievement by improving teaching and leadership (teacher and principal staff development)
  • Tentative Plans: Provide supplemental staff to support coaching, district-level professional development geared toward implementing the content area curriculum, leadership development for campus improvement and the KEEPS teacher mentor program (teacher retention).

Title III-A, ELA: 300,000 (Estimate)

  • Purpose: Provide support to students who are identified as Limited English Proficient (advanced proficiency expected within 3 years) while at the same time mastering state content area standards.
  • Tentative Plans: Provide supplemental staff for instructional support and modeling to Bilingual/ESL teachers, translation services, supplemental instructional materials and technology for the Bilingual/ESL program, staff development in the area of English Language Learners, English classes for parent, activities for students, parental engagement activities and summer school activities

Title IV-A: $200,000 (Estimate)

Purpose: Improve student achievement by providing all students with access to a well-rounded education, improve school conditions for learning and improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students. 

Tentative Plans: Support innovative programs in STEM and CCMR (College, Career, & Military Readiness), professional development and coaching in the effective uses of technology and support school safety programs.

Questions about the public notice may be directed to Dr. Victoria Miles, Director of Federal Programs, at VictoriaMiles@misdmail.org.