Call with Education Grantmakers About i3 HRAs

On November 14, the Department of Education hosted a conference call for education funders with Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement Jim Shelton.

Assistant Deputy Secretary Shelton provided an overview of the i3 program and discussed the announcement of the 23 applicants named as 2011 Investing in Innovation (i3) Fund Highest Rated Applicants. These applicants, addressing a range of core educational needs including improving STEM education and increasing rural achievement, must now secure a private-sector match of a portion of their requested federal funds before becoming i3 grantees.

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