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State Implementation and Perceptions of Title I School Improvement Grants under the Recovery Act: One Year Later

Author(s): Jennifer McMurrer and Shelby McIntosh
Published: March 20, 2012

Based on a winter 2011-12 survey of state directors of the federal Title I program, this report examines the first year of state implementation of the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.  It focuses on state processes for renewing the SIG awards made for school year 2010-11, state assistance to schools, and general perceptions of the ARRA SIG program requirements. Forty-five states and the District of Columbia participated in the survey.

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Report (PDF format, 656 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=McMurrerMcIntosh%5FReport%5FPerceptionsofSIG%5F3%2E20%2E12%2Epdf
Summary (PDF format, 780 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=McMurrerMcIntosh%5FSummary%5FPerceptionsofSIG%5F3%2E20%2E12%2Epdf
Appendix (PDF format, 122 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=Appendix%5FPerceptionsofSIG%5F3%2E20%2E12%2Epdf
Press Release (PDF format, 292 KB) * Direct link: http://www.cep-dc.org/cfcontent_file.cfm?Attachment=PressRelease%5FPerceptionsofSIG%5F3%2E20%2E12%2Epdf


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