Today we are are pleased to offer the “Transforming School Cultures for Student Success” Request for Proposal (RFP) grant opportunity to help schools create Thriving Learning Communities. The RFP is open to U.S. public, private or parochial schools committed to increasing student motivation, engagement, learning and performance in grades 5-8. School partners for this RFP will receive everything they need to create their own Thriving Learning Community combining more than $10,000 worth of products and services. Deadline for all submissions is 11 p.m. EST on April 29, 2016. Awardees will be announced on May 5, 2016.
Students are experiencing a turbulent and demanding world which they bring with them into the classroom, making it more challenging than ever for education leaders to create a positive learning environment critical to student success. Fortunately, research is beginning to illuminate powerful solutions to this challenge, and education policy is starting to reflect this new knowledge with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which acknowledges the critical role of school climate and social and emotional learning in student success. At Mayerson we have long acknowledged the importance of this work.
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