Assessment Reimbursement Grant

Section 104d of the FY 2018 State School Aid Act provides $9,200,000 in an equal per pupil formula reimbursement to districts and public school academies (PSAs) that purchase a computer-adaptive test; or one or more diagnostic tools or screening tools for pupils in grades K to 3 that are intended to increase reading proficiency by grade 4; or that purchase a benchmark assessment for pupils in grades K-8.

Fact Sheet on Benchmark and Early Literacy Assessment Reimbursement
Initial Assessment List
Extensive Assessment List


The 18-19 Section 104d Assessment Reimbursement Grant application is now available.  The application will remain open until Friday, November 9, 2018 with grant funds being awarded in the December State Aid payment. 

PLEASE NOTE: Reimbursement as per this section is formula based and awarded funds may exceed or be less than the cost of the assessment in which you applied for reimbursement. 

MDE Grant Contact:

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