Get Help With Grants and Funding
LTS Education staff can assist educators and program administrators in writing project descriptions and proposals for grants or funding opportunities where our software programs could be a great match for the project’s intended goals and outcomes.
Contact us at info@LTSed.com or toll-free: 1 (866) 552-9192 to speak with someone about a funding source.
Common Funding Sources
IDEA Funds (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act)
Serves: Children with disabilities ages 3-21; special education programs; children in need of Response to Intervention (RTI) services.
Goal: Assist the states in providing a free appropriate public education in the least restrictive environment for children with disabilities.
How LTS Solutions fit: For special needs children, Stride Academy presents a
new and engaging learning opportunity to provide self-paced, differentiated instruction and skills practice in the least restrictive environment. Continuous online assessments and quizzes help to diagnose skills gaps and guide the development of an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Automatic voiceover supports struggling readers. Stride Academy delivers the essential RTI components of high-quality classroom instruction, tiered instruction/intervention, ongoing assessment, and parental involvement.
For more info: http://www2.ed.gov/fund/grant/apply/osep/index.html and http://www.rti4success.org/
Title I Funds (Elementary and Secondary Education Act)
Serves: Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) and schools with high numbers or high percentages of children from low-income families; also serves Migrant Education Programs for migratory children.
Goals: Improving the academic achievement of the disadvantaged. Ensuring that all children -- even economically disadvantaged children -- can meet challenging state academic standards. Ensuring that migratory children are not penalized by educational disruptions and other problems that result from repeated moves between states.
How LTS Solutions fit: Stride Academy provides a differentiated, personalized and motivating learning opportunity that has proven effective for disadvantaged students. Previously disengaged students come alive in the game-based learning platform, and their individual skill needs are met through the adaptive technology and targeted online instruction that is available anytime, anywhere, on-the-go. Stride Academy is aligned to national Common Core State Standards and provides extensive, real-time data reporting for student proficiency on these standards.
For more info: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/titleiparta/index.html and http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/esea02/pg8.html
21st Century Community Learning Center Funds (21st CCLC)
Serves: Children in need of enrichment opportunities during non-school hours, particularly those who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools.
Goals: Creating and supporting community learning centers that provide academic enrichment to assist students in meeting state and local standards in core academic subjects, such as reading and math. 21st CCLCs also support literacy and other educational services to the parents and families of participating children.
How LTS Solutions fit: Stride Academy is accessible 24-7, before and after school hours. National data usage statistics show that across the country, children are highly engaged in the personalized learning program during non-school hours and are improving their high stakes tests scores as a result. Children benefit from receiving reinforcing skills practice and instruction on the same Common Core standards and skills that they are studying in the classroom. Stride Academy also offers opportunities for parent and family participation: parent access codes are available, as well as printable worksheet pages to take home.
For more info: http://www2.ed.gov/programs/21stcclc/index.html
Early Learning Funds (Pre-K)
Serves: Preschool aged children
Goal: Make high-quality preschool available to every child in America.
How LTS Solutions fit: Stride Academy’s Bright Strides for Pre-K delivers high-quality preschool curriculum and instructional resources designed to be utilized as guided exploration led by a skilled teacher. Resources include online math and reading skills practice (providing exposure to technology), learning games, printable workbook pages, and video lessons filmed in real classrooms with Pre-K teachers.
For more info: http://www.ed.gov/early-learning
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Funds
Serves: K-12 students.
Goal: To protect the U.S. as a global leader by inspiring a renewed interest in STEM in American students. To increase the number of students and teachers who are proficient in the vital fields of science, technology, engineering and math, and who move on to pursue expertise in these fields for college and career.
How LTS Solutions fit: Stride Academy provides high quality science curriculum for grades 3-8, as well as the Stride Builder computer literacy, programming and game design application.
For more info: http://www.ed.gov/stem
Instructional Technology Funds
Goal:Instructional technology departments may use their funds to select educational programming for students.
How LTS Solutions fit:Stride Academy online learning is accessible on PCs, Macs, and tablet devices.
Serves: PreK-12 students
Goal: Schools may look to their PTA or local business sponsors to fund educational programming for their afterschool program.
How LTS Solutions fit: Stride Academy is available online, outside of normal school hours, and even from home for a parent connection. The combination of standards-aligned skill practice with engaging video games and peer contests is a big hit in afterschool programs.
Resources For Government Grants
The U.S. Department of Education administers all federal education programs and funding. Their website,www.ed.gov, contains a wealth of resources including a list of grant opportunities.
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