Race to the Top, Phase 3

Division: Deputy Commissioner
Office: Deputy Commissioner

Per federal RTTT3 requirements, Applicants must complete and upload one spreadsheet for each Project Area selected in the application. Each spreadsheet must show grant requested line item totals, by year, for each year of the RTTT3 grant program.

Spreadsheets must be consistent with the budget amounts entered in EWEG.

RTTT3 BUDGET UPLOAD SPREADSHEET

View Published NGO Document (Microsoft Word)

Purpose: The State’s comprehensive educational reform vision is to ensure that all children, regardless of life circumstances, graduate from high school ready for college and career. The Race to the Top Phase 3 (RTTT3) subgrant program will help New Jersey greatly advance its priority initiatives so this vision can be realized. On December 22, 2011, New Jersey received $37,847,648 from RTTT3 to support the following initiatives: The development of a model curriculum by Fall 2012, aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and with a focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to support the statewide transition to the CCSS; The development of an Instructional Improvement System (IIS), an online portal to deliver model curriculum, formative assessments, data reporting, professional development resources, and other curricular resources aligned to the CCSS, to the school-level; The transition to new principal and teacher evaluation systems; and Support for the State’s charter application and renewal review cycles.

Eligible Agencies: Please see the NGO document, Section 1.2, Eligibility to Apply for Funding for eligibility criteria.

Approximate Number of Awards: 300 Grant Program Type: Formula
Total Amt. Available: $18,923,824 Application Due Date: 3/14/2012