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SUBJECT:  Waiver Request – 2010 and 2012 1003(g) School Improvement Grant

LISTSERVE MESSAGE DATE:   January 29, 2013

The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requests the following waivers as part of the 1003(g) School Improvement Grant:

Waiver 1 - Extend the period of availability of FY 2010 School Improvement Grant (SIG) funds for the State Education Agency (SEA) and all of its Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to September 30, 2014; 

Waiver 4 - Replace its lists of Tier I, Tier II, and Tier III schools with its list of Priority schools under ESEA flexibility, waive the school eligibility requirements in Section I.A.1 of the SIG final requirements; and

Waiver 6 - Waive the 40 percent poverty eligibility threshold in section 1114(a)(1) of the ESEA to permit LEAs to implement a schoolwide program in a Priority Title I participating school that does not meet the poverty threshold and is fully implementing one of the four school intervention models.

Please visit the Department’s website at http://dese.mo.gov/qs/fedprog/sig/index.html for additional information about these waiver requests.  Instructions will also be available on how to share your comments with the Department.

Craig Rector, Coordinator

Grants and Resources

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Jocelyn Strand

School Improvement

Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education