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SPDG 2 - Project READ

California’s State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)

Raising Educational Achievement for students with Disabilities (Project READ)

(5 year grant beginning July 2013)


Support the teaching of reading through:


A Request for Application will be released to the eligible "high need LEAs" with middle schools meeting the requirements of the grant. Approximately 400 low-performing middle schools in CA are ranked 1-3 on statewide or similar schools rankings. Our goal is to serve around 44 of these low-performing middle schools.


IDEAS that Work!

Project READ is a California Department of Education, Special Education Division project funded through a federal competitively-awarded State Personnel Development Grant to California (#H323A120019) provided from the U.S. Department of Education Part D of the Individuals with Disabilities Education act (IDEA), Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). Opinions expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the position of the U.S. Department of Education.