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ESSA: Seizing a $1.1 Billion Opportunity: Take 3 steps to secure funding for HPE in your school

" May 16, 2018 - Congress recently allocated $1.1 billion for Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the upcoming school year, which means the time is NOW to make your funding request for your school district.
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Congress recently allocated $1.1 billion for Title IV, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) for the upcoming school year, which means the time is NOW to make your funding request for your school district.

 

Title IV, Part A includes a flexible block grant program which authorizes activities in three broad areas:

  • Providing students with a well-rounded education;
  • Supporting safe and healthy students;
  • Supporting the effective use of technology.


The money from this block grant is not guaranteed to come to health and physical education programs, so your advocacy has the potential to make a major impact.
Funds will be distributed this July. The time to act is now!

 

You can maximize your advocacy efforts by following the 3 steps below:

Know how much funding is available

Find out how much funding your school district is estimated to receive in July 2018 under Title IV, Part A.

Use Our brainstorming worksheet to plan

Use our brainstorming worksheet to help craft your "asks" and key messages for the best chance of success.

Ask key stakeholders using our template letter

Customize our template letter to share your ideas with your principal, superintendent or other key stakeholders.



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