School Improvement Grants – American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 – Proposed Requirements

Nelson Smith

On Friday September 25th, the Alliance submitted formal comments on the Department of Education’s statement of proposed requirements for School Improvement Grants under the ARRA of 2009. The Department has outlined an ambitious turnaround strategy under these proposed requirements. The Alliance applauds its commitment to improving our nation’s lowest performing public schools, but hopes the Department will look supportively on a simultaneous strategy of starting new high-quality charter schools while working to turn around or close our lowest performing public schools. Download the PDF copy of our complete comments here.