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Keystones to Opportunity Grant (Striving Readers) Pre-Application Overview

About this presenter - Cindy Anderson

Organization: Intermediate Unit #13

About this presenter - Jo Beth McKee

Organization: PA Department of Education

About this presenter - Sandy Strunk

Organization: Intermediate Unit #13

Cindy Anderson
Jo Beth McKee
Sandy Strunk
Webinar Description

The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) has been awarded $38 million through the United States Department of Education’s Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy Program. The Keystones to Opportunity (Striving Readers) Grant was awarded to support Pennsylvania’s comprehensive approach to improving literacy outcomes for all children, including disadvantaged students, limited English proficient students and students with disabilities.

Pennsylvania will hold competitions to award 95 percent of the funds as "sub grants" to local education associations. Preliminary criteria for the sub grant competition include: need, capacity, comprehensive literacy plan (birth through 12th grade), needs self- assessment, quality of proposed or existing program, target population and quality of data.This webinar will address the pre-application stage of the award process.

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Past Sessions
Date Time
December 6, 2011 5:30pm - 7:00pm
December 7, 2011 2:00pm - 7:00pm
December 9, 2011 9:00am - 7:00pm

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