Striving Readers/Comprehensive Literacy Development

The objective of the Striving Readers/Comprehensive Literacy Development program is to advance literacy skills, including pre-literacy skills, reading and writing for students from birth through grade 12, including English learner and students with disabilities.


Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available.

Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available


Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.




Selected Recipients for this Program


RecipientAmount Start DateEnd Date
Guam Department Of Education $ 352,184   2018-10-012019-09-30
Education, The Virgin Islands Department Of $ 195,985   2018-10-012019-09-30
Education, Minnesota, Department Of $ 21,449,573   2017-10-012018-09-30
Kentucky, Department Of Education $ 25,225,957   2017-10-012018-09-30
Administration, Louisiana Division Of $ 55,841,176   2017-10-012018-09-30
Public Education, New Mexico Department Of $ 20,541,177   2017-10-012018-09-30
Education, Maryland Department Of $ 45,341,176   2017-10-012018-09-30
Public Instruction, North Dakota Department Of $ 28,800,000   2017-10-012018-09-30
Department Of Education Ohio $ 35,341,176   2017-10-012018-09-30
Education, Georgia Department Of $ 61,579,800   2017-10-012018-09-30



Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: No Current Data Available. Fiscal Year 2017: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2018: No Current Data Available

Uses and Use Restrictions

Striving Readers/Comprehensive Literacy Development discretionary grantees must use these funds to carry out the activities described in their approved applications.

Striving Readers/Comprehensive Literacy Development grantees must use these funds to create a comprehensive literacy program to advance literacy skills, including pre-literacy skills, reading, and writing.

These funds must be used for services and activities that have characteristics of effective literacy instruction through professional development, screening and assessment, targeted interventions for students reading below grade level and other research-based methods of improving classroom instruction and practices for all students.

Grantees may reserve up to 5 percent of their awards for State leadership activities, including technical assistance and training, data collection, reporting, and administration.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

State educational agencies are eligible applicants.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The Striving Readers/Comprehensive Literacy Development program benefits children and youth from birth through 12th grade.

Credentials/Documentation

This program is covered. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is not applicable.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is eligible for coverage under E.O.

12372, 'Intergovernmental Review of Federal Programs.' An applicant should consult the office or official designated as the single point of contact in his or her State for more information on the process the State requires to be followed in applying for assistance, if the State has selected the program for review.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants must prepare and submit an application in accordance with the Application and Instructions published on the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy website at http://www.ed.gov/programs/strivingreaders-literacy/index.html. OMB required assurances and certifications include: Standard Forms 424B (Assurances for Non-Construction Programs), including the assurances relating to the legal authority to apply for assistance; access to records; conflict of interest; merit systems; nondiscrimination; Hatch Act provisions; labor standards; flood hazards; historic preservation; protection of human subjects; animal welfare; lead-based paint; Single Audit Act; and the general agreement to comply with all applicable Federal laws, executive orders and regulations; lobbying in Department Form 80-0013, Standard Form-LLL, Disclosure Form to Report Lobbying.

Award Procedures

The Department of Education notifies successful applicants of awards.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, Title I, Part E, Section 1502; FY 2016 Consolidated Appropriations Act , Public Law 114-113.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

The range of approval/disapproval time is approximately 60 to 120 days following the full application deadline.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Applicants may apply for a project period of up to 5 years. Renewals are subject to the availability of appropriations and satisfactory progress.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

Statutory formulas are not applicable to this program. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Applicants may apply for a project period of up to 5 years. Renewals are subject to the availability of appropriations and satisfactory progress. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Electronic transfer.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Annual progress reports must be submitted at the end of the budget period.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

Expenditure reports are not applicable.

Cash reports are not applicable.

Progress reports are not applicable.

No expenditure reports are required.

Performance monitoring is included in the annual progress report.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.

Records

In accordance with the General Education Provisions Act and the Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), certain records must be retained for 3 years.

Financial Information

Account Identification

91-0900-0-1-501.

Obigations

(Project Grants) FY 16 $190,000,000; FY 17 est $190,000,000; and FY 18 est $0

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Current Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Education Department General Administrative Regulations (EDGAR), 34 CFR Parts 74, 75, 76, 77,79,80,81,82,85,86,97,98,and 99. Contact the program office for additional information.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

None.

Headquarters Office

Sylvia Lyles Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education, 400 Maryland Ave., SW, , Washington, District of Columbia 20202 Email: sylvia.lyes@ed.gov Phone: (202) 260-2551

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

The selection criteria will be included in the application package. For additional information please visit the website http://www.ed.gov/programs/strivingreaders-literacy/index.html.



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