County Schools has the opportunity to apply for funds through a federal
grant. Title IV, Part A is newly authorized in ESSA (formerly
NCLB). Under NCLB, it was known as Safe and Drug Free Schools.
Under ESSA, it is now the Student Support and Academic Enrichment program
purpose of SSAE grants is to improve students’ academic achievement by
increasing the capacity of states, districts, schools and communities to:
school conditions for student learning (safe and healthy students)
all students with access to a well-rounded education
the use of technology in order to improve academic achievement and digital
literacy of all students
we can apply for the grant, we need to conduct a Comprehensive Needs Assessment
(CNA). All stakeholders at each school will be invited to
participate. A link to a CNA for your school is provided below.
This will also be made available on our district website. Please take
some time to complete the needs assessment. This will help us determine
needs for each school as we complete the application process.