Additional Instructional Time Grant

Section 35a(5) of the FY 2018 State School Aid Act provides $19,900,000 to districts for additional instructional time to pupils in grades K-3 who have been identified as needing additional supports and interventions in order to be reading at grade level by the end of grade 3.

Section 35a(5) Reporting Requirement Update Memo


The 18-19 Section 35a(5) Additional Instructional Time and Targeted Literacy grant award has been announced!  

The approved district/PSA received an official grant award notification and an award letter via email to the Superintendent on November 16, 2018.  Payments will be made via regular State Aid payments starting with the November State Aid payment.  You can view the State Aid Status Report after November 20, 2018 to see specific payment information for your district/PSA.  The expenditure period for this grant is October 1, 2018- September 30, 2019. 

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