Students FIRST

Students FIRST (Fair and Immediate Resources for Students Today) is a capital finance program funded by appropriations from the State General Fund. The program is administered by the School Facilities Board, which consists of nine voting members appointed by the Governor; in addition, the Superintendent of Public Instruction serves as a non-voting member. The Board is charged with administration of three capital funds: a) Building Renewal, b) Deficiencies Corrections, and c) New School Facilities.

ARRA 2009 Fact Sheet

The US Department of Education has published this document to provide states and LEAs with basic information regarding how and when Title I, Part A recovery funds will be awarded. In the coming weeks, the Department will provide more guidance regarding these funds, including how they should be used, the sub mission of waiver requests, and the reporting requirements. It also will provide information about Title I School Improvement grants, for which a $3 billion appropriation will be made available beginning Fall 2009.