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Collaborative Dropout Reduction Pilot Grant Program

The following applicants have been preliminarily selected to receive a grant for the Collaborative Dropout Reduction Pilot Grant Program.

Program Purpose

The purpose of the Collaborative Dropout Reduction Pilot Program is to provide funding to eligible applicants to create a new collaborative dropout program or to expand/enhance an existing dropout reduction program by implementing collaboration among local entities to comprehensively reduce the number of students who drop out of school.

The pilot program will foster collaborations among local businesses, other local governments or law enforcement agencies, nonprofit organizations, faith-based organizations, and institutions of higher education to deliver proven, research-based dropout intervention services.

Grant Period

July 1, 2008 – May 31, 2010

List of Awardees

Brownsville ISD
Edgewood ISD
Houston ISD
Los Fresnos CISD
Port Arthur ISD
School of Excellence in Education


Donnell Bilsky (Funding)
Discretionary Grants
(512) 463-9269

Chris Caesar (Program)
State Initiatives
(512) 936-6060

Page last modified on 11/19/2010 11:30:12 AM.