nysed buildingThe New York State Education Department announced a new grant program to promote socioeconomic diversity in up to 25 of the state’s low-performing Priority and Focus Schools.  New York City is eligible for eight grants.  New York Appleseed hailed the pilot program as trailblazing effort by a state to use federal School Improvement Grant funds to promote integration.

Read the press release.

Read the Chalkbeat article.

View the RFP.

NYSED Announces Groundbreaking Grant Program for Socioeconomic Diversity