Learning Technology Grant (LTG) Program

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The Learning Technology Grant (LTG) Program provides funds to improve student academic performance in relation to the New York State learning standards (including the New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy and for Mathematics.

The Program is designed to enable collaborative partnerships of public and nonpublic schools to address the implementation of New York State learning standards through the use of technology.  LTGs provide funds for acquisition of both technology and staff development that will facilitate student learning.  As the effectiveness of educational technology depends upon adequate training in its use, expenditures for staff development must amount to at least 45 percent of the program budget and no more than 45 percent of the budget may be spent on hardware.

 

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State Statute:             Chapter 153 of the Laws of 1997

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FUNDING SOURCE(S):

State-                           100%

Federal-                      

Special Revenue-       

Total-                           $3.28m

 

NUMBER OF INDIVIDUALS SERVED: Approx. 60,000 - program serves 63 of the lowest performing public schools and private school partners, balanced across NYC, Big 4, and rest-of state