Career & College Readiness Grants
Fund of $3 million in FY 2016 and $5 million in FY 2017 for College and Career
Readiness Grants. The Department will create a new category of school aid for
high schools to offer innovative programs targeted to improve the graduation
rate and readiness upon exit. Competitive grants for 12th grade readiness,
dual enrollment courses and STEM education will be awarded to the school
districts and charter schools.