How Will States Spend “Boost” in Academic Enrichment Grants

How Will States Spend “Boost” in Academic Enrichment Grants

September 30, 2018

Klein reports on how ESSA’s Academic Enrichment Grants (aka, Title IV) just “got a huge boost” from $400 million to $1.1 billion. So, “what are districts going to do with those grants?” According to an Education Week Research Center survey, while there are some “regional differences” in priorities, the most likely candidates include curriculum, professional development, social-emotional learning, and workforce preparation.