Johnny Key

Commissioner of Education

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A Division of the Arkansas Department of Education

School Improvement Grants (1003)

SIG 1003

Section 1003 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) requires that State Education Agencies allocate funds to local education agencies to support Title I schools identified for improvement to close the educational gap through goals in their school improvement, corrective action and/or restructuring plans and thereby improve student performance.

Allowable Descriptions and Due Dates (6508) (video)

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Ginny Stroud, Public School Program Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
Division of Elementary and Secondary Education
Public School Accountability
Four Capitol Mall, Mail Slot #26
Little Rock, AR 72201
Phone: 501-682-6620
Fax: 501-682-5136

State Standards

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Licensure & Certification

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