This page is designed to be a resource for developing ideas and justification when writing K-12 grants. Provided below are links to interesting articles and reports about issues that school districts face, as well as examples of successful projects. This page will be updated and if you have any links that you would like to share with others, please do send them in to Robin Ward @ firstname.lastname@example.org for posting on this page.
Edutopia has some really great descriptions of projects and strategies that work
National Education Association Spotlight on Best Practices in Education
US Department of Education Institute of Education Services What Works Clearinghouse describes programs that have been shown to have a positive impact
STEM research from the US Department of Education
Data and Statistics
Florida Department of Education Data including district and school data
US Department of Education Data and Statistics Resources
Performance Matters Data Reports BPS Launchpad has the data about schools in performance matters
US Census Bureau American Factfinder is one of the best places to find data.
Opportunity Atlas Is a new data mapping tool that uses Census Data to map neighborhood characteristics.
The Distressed Communities Index Is a great interactive database outlining economic conditions of communities
Florida Health CHARTS Community Health Assessment Resource Tool Set
National Center for Education Statistics Data on Brevard County Schools