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Student and teacher reading

Apply for the Early Literacy Grant Competition by March 15
This grant provides funds to ensure the essential components of reading instruction are embedded into all elements of the primary, K-3 teaching structures to assist students in achieving reading competency. 
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Construction at a school

Submit a BEST Grant Application
The BEST Grant is a competitive grant focused on helping public schools with a multitude of capital construction needs. Informational webinars are available to guide you through the process. Applications are open Jan. 4 and due Feb. 27.  
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View a Resource on Data Redaction
CDE created a new resource to help districts and schools apply redaction techniques to documents containing student-level data or financial information that may be posted online under financial transparency laws.
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Applying for E-rate funds? Learn more about how to create a technology plan.


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