Using title funds for STEM curriculum

STEM initiatives can be part of title fund applications, opening the door for increased funding and new learning opportunities

Education initiatives are continually adapting to new trends, policies, and opportunities. Yet, funding is a consistent roadblock when teachers and administrators attempt to expand the resources–especially the STEM resources–available in the classroom.

When applying for special grants, the amount of money awarded, application requirements, and time during the school year are all demands placed on educators.

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School districts, however, already maintain detailed title fund budgets. Educators can offer new, innovative curriculum by integrating STEM initiatives into their title fund applications.

What are title funds?

Title funds are federal monies intended for supplementing, not replacing, existing state funding with education. With this additional funding, schools can enhance their student’s experiences by spending on programs and materials.

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