CA Dept of Education Funding Opportunity: 21st Century High School ASSETs
Notice: To all interested community members. San Diego Unified will be applying for the funding on behalf of several district high schools.
Funding Opportunity: CA Dept of Education FundingFunding Name:
21st Century High School ASSETsEligible Applicants:
Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agenciesRequired Eligibility Criteria:
Federal legislation mandates that school eligibility be based on requirements for Title I Schoolwide Programs. Competitive priority is to be given to applications serving schools identified as in need of improvement (Section 1116). To meet the competitive priority, an application must be jointly submitted by local educational agencies (LEAs) receiving funds under Title I, Part A, and community-based organizations or other public or private, entities. State legislation gives priority to high schools whose most recent score on the Academic Performance Index (API) ranks the school in the lowest three deciles.Funding Description:
The 21st Century High School After School Safety and Enrichment for Teens (ASSETs) Program provides incentives for establishing before- and after-school enrichment programs that partner schools and communities to provide academic support; safe, constructive alternatives for high school students; and assistance in passing the California High School Exit Exam. Programs may operate after school only, or after school and any combination of before school, weekends, summer, intersession, and vacation. Each program must consist of three elements: academic assistance, educational enrichment, and family literacy services.