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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

$143m Round of i3 Grant Competition Focused on: Development, Validation, Scale-up

The USED announced the beginning of the fifth round of the i3 grant competition with up to $3,000,000 available per grant. The grant program is divided into three categories: Development, Validation, and Scale-up. The priority areas for the Development category are: Effective Use of Technology, Improving Academic Outcomes for English Learners (ELs), Improving Academic Outcomes for Students with Disabilities, Improving the Effectiveness of Teachers or Principals, Improving Low-Performing Schools, and Serving Rural Communities. Pre-applications for the Development category are due April 14, 2014 with information and timelines on the validation and scale-up categories forthcoming.