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Services to SEAs and LEAs throughout our region include direct techincal assitance, evaluation, and evaluation consultation.
P.O. Box 2219
Hartford, Connecticut 06145-2219
In the first round of CSR funding, 66 schools applied for funds, and 25 LEA applications were funded to begin implementation in Fall 1999 (cohort 1).
In summer 2001, Connecticut awarded CSR program grants to 25 additional schools (cohort 2) to begin implementation in fall 2001. Currently there are 50 CSR schools in Connecticut, with the 25 cohort 1 schools finishing their third year of funding in June 2002 and the 25 cohort 2 schools begininning implementation in fall 2001.
9 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0019
Susan Hackett Johnson
CSRD Program Director
Center for Inquiry on Secondary Education
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Voice/fax: 207- 439 - 0846
Maine requested, and received, a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education, allowing the state to focus CSR funding on secondary schools. In the first round of CSR, Maine funded 11 CSR schools (cohort 1) to begin implementation in fall 1999.
A second cohort of 11 CSR funded schools began implementation in fall 2001 and a third cohort of 11 CSR schools began implementation in fall 2002. Maine currently has 33 CSR funded schools.
The Year One Maine State CSR Program Evaluation Report is now available.
350 Main Street
Malden, MA 02148
Ms. Barbara Solomon
Title I Coordinator
Mr. John Desses
Massachusetts' SEA application was approved in June of 1998, and the first cycle of 19 schools was funded for implementation during year one (fall 1998). A second cycle of applications was reviewed in spring 1999, and 51 additional schools were funded for fall 1999 implementation.
A third cycle of CSR program funding was awarded to 55 CSR schools in fall 2001 and a fourth cycle of 14 CSR schools begin implementation in fall 2002. Massachusetts currently has 71 CSR funded schools.
State Office Park South
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, New Hampshire 03301
Ms. Mary-Ellen Arigo
New Hampshire has completed their third round of funding and currently has 16 funded CSR schools.
New York Department of Education
Education Building Annex Room 461 EBA
Albany, New York 12234
Mr. Roberto Reyes
New York State Department of Education
Title I/CSR Coordinator
Miss Sandy Norfleet
New York State Department of Education
NY City Title I/CSR
55 Hanson Place, Suite 574
Brooklyn, NY 11217
New York was among the first round of states to apply for, and receive, funding under Obey-Porter. The state of New York targeted 45 'high-need' school districts (including New York City) for CSR funding. Out of the 287 schools that submitted a CSR application, 85 were awarded CSR funding. Twenty-eight of the CSR grantees are in New York City and the remaining 57 are in upstate New York.
Results from the New York State CSR Evaluation are available through three newsletters, listed below:
Ms. Zoraido Mercado
Department of Education
PO Box 190759 San Juan, PR 00919-0759
787-759-8910, ext. 405
On October 1, 1999, Puerto Rico selected 49 schools for Obey-Porter funding. Twenty-six additional schools were awarded funding to begin operation in the winter of 2000, brining the total number of schools to 75.
255 Westminister Street
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Interim CSR Director
CSR Director in Training
(401) 222-4600 ext. 2453
Rhode Island made CSR awards to five schools in spring 1999. These five schools began implementation in the fall of 1999. Two additional awards were made in the winter of 2000, bringing the total number to seven.
The Year One Rhode Island State CSR Program Evaluation Report is now available.
120 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-2501
Ms. Kathy Blanchard
Vermont's SEA application was approved in December of 1998. Vermont currently has 10 funded CSR schools.
The Virgin Islands have received a block grant for CSR and are not participating in the grant process. The grant will support up to four schools, with funding beginning in September 1999.