STUDENT SUPPORT
AND ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) includes a number of provisions that promote equitable access to educational opportunity, including holding all students to high academic standards, ensuring meaningful action is taken to improve the lowest-performing schools and schools with underperforming student groups, and providing more children with access to high-quality preschool. The Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) program, authorized under subpart 1 of Title IV, Part A of the ESSA, is intended to help increase the capacity of local educational agencies (LEAs), schools, and local communities to: 1) provide all students with access to a well-rounded education; 2) improve school conditions for student learning; and 3) improve the use of technology in order to improve the academic achievement and digital literacy of all students.


NCDPI Webinar
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USED Non-Regulatory Guidance Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants
https://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/essassaegrantguid10212016.pdf