Florida’s lowest-accomplishing faculties to obtain $44 million enhancement grant

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The Florida Department of Education is passing together $44 million in federal Unified School Advancement Grant money to help 149 having difficulties general public schools, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Wednesday. The resources will help university advancement initiatives in the lowest-doing 5% of educational facilities in Florida.

Twenty of people universities are in Duval County, one is in Clay County, one in Putnam, a single in St. Johns and four in Alachua counties. (Universities detailed below)

Academics at these reduced-performing universities who have attained highly helpful or successful rankings may well acquire up to $15,000.

Principals might qualify for up to $45,000 for recruitment/retention and functionality. One particular assistant principal from the college could also qualify for $10,000 for recruitment/retention.

Every university will receive up to $100,000 to fund an Early Literacy Coach to support the 2021-2022 adoption of and specialist development for the English Language Arts B.E.S.T. Benchmarks.


Just about every college will get up to $100,000 to fund a university-centered Strategic Initiatives Coach to assist the B.E.S.T. Criteria adoption. These persons will repeatedly critique the submission of genuine-time development checking knowledge to information educational guidance and teacher procedures.

Every single school will get up to $30,000 to fund supplemental trainer skilled advancement and instructional products to assist the B.E.S.T. Requirements adoption and implementation.

“It can be hard for battling colleges to recruit and keep prime talent, and currently I’m very pleased to announce $44 million to tackle this challenge,” DeSantis claimed in a assertion saying the distribution of federal funding. “I have regularly mentioned that the quantity just one way to make excellent opportunities for our pupils is by ensuring they have fantastic academics. In Florida, we will continue to consider a strategic, information-driven technique to make our schools the finest in the nation.”


Qualifying colleges in Northeast Florida

Alachua County: Caring & Sharing Learning University, Idylwild Elementary Faculty, Joseph Williams Elementary Faculty, Lake Forest Elementary Faculty

Clay County: Charles E. Bennett Elementary University

Duval County: BridgePrep Academy, Duval Tiger Academy, Annie R. Morgan Elementary University, Arlington Elementary, Carter G. Woodson Elementary University, George Washington Carver Elementary, Highlands Center Faculty, J. E. B. Stuart Center University, Jefferson Davis Center College, Pine Estates Elementary Faculty, Pinedale Elementary University, Ramona Boulevard Elementary Faculty, Reynolds Lane Elementary School, Rutledge H. Pearson Elementary University, Sallye B. Mathis Elementary Faculty, Southside Center College, Susie E. Tolbert Elementary University, Timucuan Elementary University, Westview K-8, Younger Mens/Womens Leadership Academy At Eugene J Butler

Putnam County: Putnam Edge Substantial Faculty

St. Johns County: The Webster Faculty


Website link: Total list of Florida faculties to get Unified University Enhancement Grants

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