124 Applicants Chosen to Pursue Federal Innovation Grants
Up to 124 local education agencies and related entities will be going after their share of a $60 million pot made available by the United States Department of Education to fund innovative practices intended to improve student achievement. These "pre-applicants" participated in a winnowing process developed by the federal government to improve the process by which school districts, education non-profits, and other organizations vie for funds in the 2012 Investing in Innovation (i3) program.
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