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Community Presentation Kewanee CUSD #229 April 20, 2009 Federal and State Grants
District Goals Relationship- Relevance-Rigor Ruby Payne’s work on “The Under-Resourced Student Higher Order Thinking, Differentiated and Cooperative instruction techniques Response to Intervention using Lexia Learning, Reading Plus and Symphony Math to assist all students at risk of failure
No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Title I and Title II
NCLB Grants I,II and III Goal: All children to meet state academic achievement standards Kewanee CUSD #229 is a school wide program Our paraprofessional are all highly qualified
Title I FY 09 $658,983 for Pre K - 8th grade FY10 ARRA Stimulus Dollars $226,723 for Pre K - 8th grade (this is a one time only amount) FY 10 Approximately $658,983
Title I FY 10 ARRA $224,723 School Year 2009-2010 Computers Computer software for Response to Intervention Lexia Learning Reading Plus Symphony Math Teacher and staff training in the use of software and new equipment Salaries for teachers and paraprofessionals Summer school After school tutoring Response to Intervention (RTI) software Professional training for RTI software, differentiated higher order instructional methods. Support materials to assist students at risk in math and language arts.
TITLE II $122,101 Class size reduction $119,385 Allows the district to hire an additional teacher in kindergarten and first grade each year Professional Development $1406 Private School Professional Development allotment $1310
Reading Improvement Grant FY 09 $72648 Provides 4.25 paraprofessionals in kindergarten –grade 8
Illinois Preschool Grant FY 09 $218,134 Provides 80 three and four year olds with preschool at Lyle School Provides 2 preschool classrooms 2 teachers and 2 paraprofessionals 1 part time parent coordinator