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Additional Instructional Time Grant
Section 35a(5) of the FY 24 State School Aid Act provides $19,900,000 to districts for additional instructional time to pupils in grades pre-K to 5 who have been identified as needing additional supports and interventions in order to be reading at grade level by the end of grade 3.
23-24 GRANT APPLICATION
The 23-24 Section 35a(5) Additional Instructional Time grant application is now available. The application window is September 28 – October 27, 2023.
Please note: Grant funds will be allocated dependent upon the number of applicants, and is formula based on an equal amount per eligible first grader based on 22-23 end of school year count. The grant award amount may vary from a previous year's award.
Research-Based Effective Literacy Instruction Professional Learning List
Section 35a(9) states that districts or intermediate school districts who expend any funding received under 35a(5) for professional learning must choose from a department-approved list. Please see the approved list below.
MDE Grant Contact:
Please direct all inquiries to MDE-EarlyLiteracy@michigan.gov.