Department of Ed Releases List of i3 Winners!

05 Aug 2010 |

The DOE has released its list of “highest-rated applicants” for the i3 (Investing in Innovation) federal grant program totalling $648.5 million.

The i3 grants are to “provide competitive grants to applicants with a record of improving student achievement and attainment in order to expand the implementation of, and investment in, innovative practices that are demonstrated to have an impact on improving student achievement or student growth, closing achievement gaps, decreasing dropout rates, increasing high school graduation rates, or increasing college enrollment and completion rates.”

The Department has also created a summary document of the highest-rated applications and a 5-page FAQ on the highest rated applications.

The 49 winners will receive a their grants once they secure matching funds, and so far, 20 winners have secure the funds.

For more, check out the DOE site, or this post on the Ed Money Watch Blog – a part of the New America Foundation.