Issue Brief 16-55
November 7, 2016

On October 25, the Department of Education (ED) awarded more than $427 million in School Improvement Grants (SIG) to states and territories for fiscal year (FY) 2016. These awards likely represent the last funding to be allocated under the SIG program, which was consolidated into the Title I grant program by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) beginning in FY 2017.