With the introduction of the biennial budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, Governor Kasich proposed the creation of the Straight A Fund to support the implementation of innovative ideas and practices in Ohio’s schools.
Below are a few resources to better orientate stakeholders and potential applicants about the concepts of the Straight A Fund, how this fund is different from other grant programs, what sustainability is, and ultimately, what the desired outcomes of the fund are.
View White Paper on the Straight A Fund detailing the program concept, defining innovation, discussing lessons learned from similar efforts, defining Ohio's initiative, and envisioning future state.
View the Logic Model, which visually depicts the resources, inputs and outputs, goals, and outcomes of the Straight A Fund.
View the Straight A Fund Application Process Description for a graphical depiction of how applicants move through the process and will ultimatly receive governing board and controlling board approval for grant funds.
Questions? Please email: StraightAFund@education.ohio.gov
Last Modified: 2/4/2014 10:12:34 AM