Expanding Opportunities for Each Child grant program update


The Expanding Opportunities for Each Child program is a noncompetitive grant for state Fiscal Year 2021. All traditional school districts and community schools receiving Title I, Part A funds as part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) will receive up to 3 percent of their Title I, Part A funds to execute this grant program. The Ohio Department of Education will award the Expanding Opportunities for Each Child funds in the CCIP in July 2020. The CCIP application will require districts and community schools to answer a series of questions to ensure funds are allocated in accordance with federal regulations and eligible for reimbursement. These grant funds are meant to expand access to and enrollment in school improvement activities for low-achieving students and students from low-income families through the expansion of advanced coursework, career pathways, personalized learning, and credit recovery and academic acceleration services. These funds are not related or connected to Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds.
On Monday, June 22, additional grant funding information documents and a preapplication worksheet will be available here. A webinar reviewing this information will be hosted by the Office for Improvement and Innovation on Tuesday, June 30 from 10-11:30 a.m. Click here for details about the live webinar. Questions should be sent to eoecgrant@education.ohio.gov.