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					An amendment is a programmatic or fiscal revision to the 1003g
School Improvement Grant (SIG) based on the needs and data of
the school. The diagram to the left displays the steps to determine
when and if an amendment is needed. The amendment procedure
is part of the Take Action step in the diagram to the left. Since the
1003g SIG is competitive, procedures must be in place to stay true
to the original application submitted to the IDOE. Please complete
the Amendment and Revised Budget tab and email the proposal to The Office of School Improvement and
Turnaround at the IDOE will determine if more information is
needed after reviewing the proposed amendment. Please refer to
the non-regulatory guidance for permissible expenditures under the
1003g SIG at:
                                                                                                          1003g SIG Amendment
Information: Upon receipt of your request, staff will process and either approve or disapprove your request in writing. Generally, amendment requests will be processed and mailed within fifteen (15) business days of
receipt of the request. IDOE will not approve any budget or programmatic revisions that are inconsistent with the purpose or terms and conditions of the 1003g federal grant.

Hammond High School
Leslie Yanders & Jana Abshire
(219) 933-2442--ext 1515
      Goal/Federal Requirement/Key Finding                              Original Application                                       Revision                                                     Justification                               IDOE
Example: Increased learning time                          The school budgeted $50,000 for the before and     The school did not budget enough funds for the before    In order for all students to attend the before and after school
                                                          after school program mandatory for all students.   and after school program for all students to attend.     program for the 200 student days, the school will need to move
                                                                                                             The school needs to add $50,000 to fulfill all staff     funds from technology and supplies over to instruction to fulfill
                                                                                                             salaries.                                                all staff salaries.

Sustainability and reducing administrative costs. SCH    2 Principals--1) Turnaround (Curriculum &           An Ass't Principal will now assume responsibilities of Systems were developed last year and the Ass't can now
general fund will pay the base salary for the Turnaround Instruction) 2) Operations & Management             Operation & Management.                                assume the continued implementation of those systems.
Principal and the grant will be charged assitional
stipends and incentives.

Teacher evaluation and professional growth will be in     Incentives for teachers based upon the State       Incentives for teachers will be removed from the         SCH administration and HHS teachers feel that the TAP system
accordance with the TAP system.                           Evaluation System.                                 budget to follow the TAP system. TAP for HHS is          comprehensively folds in professional development
                                                                                                             funded by the TIF grant.                                 concerning curriculum & instruction, classroom management,
                                                                                                                                                                      differentiation, etc. plus gives them the classroom support
                                                                                                                                                                      needed to improve these techniques.

1.0 FTE Turnaround Officer                                This position was to be shared by the              HHS will have a Turnaround officer and clerical          The addition of these positons will allow SCH to thoroughly
                                                          Superintendent and the Chief Administrator for as to thoroughly connect all of the           connect all of the initiatives which are occuring with great
                                                          Curriculum and Instruction. Due to the size and    initiatives which are occuring with great speed and      speed at HHS. It will meet the need to report and document
                                                          scope of this responsibility, the expected tasks   need to be reported and documented to comply with        to comply with regulations and to increase ability to sustain
                                                          were not able to be done to quality .              regulations and to increase chances for sustainability   and replicate the school improvement framework developed
                                                                                                             and replicibility.                                       in this grant opportunity.

To increase the opportunities for advanced and            4 intervention teachers                            4 intervention teachers                                  The need for smaller class sizes --particularly in remedial and
remediation programs as cited in our year 1 Cambridge                                                                                                                 advanced classes is great at HHS. The teachers must have a
follow-up report.                                                                                                                                                     true relationship with these students to overcome the issues
                                                                                                                                                                      of poverty which is also a reason for smaller class sizes. For
                                                                                                                                                                      teachers to provide activities that will keep students engaged,
                                                                                                                                                                      as the teachers are developing and practicing those
                                                                                                                                                                      instructional practices. To increase the pace of instruction by
                                                                                                                                                                      personalizing it.

Outside technical assistance requirement                  Robert Trammel contract                            clear focus on TAP Professional Development              SCH is paying for Mr. Trammel's workshops and visits to all secondary schools.

                                                           materials/equipment over
Materials/equipment which will allow this initiative be sustained after funding isamounting to $160,000                                                           plan
                                                                                                             Carryover of $770,893 will be spent on HHS technologyThe age of HHS building and failed attempts by SCH to build a new high school have prevented this school from entering the world of technology as necessary to prepare them for the 21st century.Wiring and electrical service was necessary to allow HHS students to have such technology. The grant will allow these initiatives to occur. The HHS Technology plan outlines the phases of this insitiative and money will be redirected toward thsi as it becomes available.

                                                       no funding
Increase the number of students taking advanced placement courses for this initiative was budgeted                                                                 To and has also worked in cooperation college to provide still in HS, we must pay the expenses for these credit during is especially critical in light of
                                                                                                             HHS has trained additional teachers to provide AP coursesachieve the goal of students receivingwith IUN credit whilestudents with the opportunity to receive collegecourses. This their junior and senior year. the high percentage of poverty in our school.
                                                                                                                        School Improvement Grant (1003g)
                                                                                                                                 Section II -- BUDGET
                                                                                                                                   Amendment ____
                                                                                                                                School Year 2011 - 2012

Note: The total amount of funding per year must total no less than $50,000 and no greater than $2,000,000 per year.
The orginal approved allocation amount cannot be increased through an amendment.

Corporation Name:                                                                                                              School City of Hammond
Corporation Number:                                                                                                                      4710
School Name:                                                                                                                    Hammond High School

            ACCOUNT NO.                           FTE                            Cert.                      Noncert.         EXPENDITURE DESCRIPTION              SUBTOTAL           LINE ITEM TOTAL
1. PERSONNEL (include positions and names)
24300-                                                        1.00                              1.00                        Christine Wheeler-Ass't Pr.       $      60,000.00
21130-112                                                     1.00                              2.00                        Social Workers                    $     100,000.00
11300-112                                                     1.00                              4.00                        Intervention teachers             $     360,000.00
12520-111                                                     0.75                              0.75                        Turnaround officer                $      90,000.00
22110-125                                                     1.00                                                     1.00 Turnaround Clerical               $      30,000.00
21130-112                                                     1.00                              1.00                        Academy Counselor                 $      50,000.00
11300-113                                                                                                                   Extended day/year instruction     $     700,000.00
                                                              5.75 TOTAL SALARIES                                                                                                $          1,390,000.00

2. Benefits: Benefits should be based on actual known costs or an established formula. Fixed charges/benefits below are for the personnel listed under PERSONNEL above and only for the
percentage of time devoted to this project.

                                                                     TOTAL FIXED CHARGES / FRINGE BENEFITS                                                                       $           300,000.00

3. TRAVEL: (differentiate in-state and out-of-state)

                                                        22120-580                                                                            PLC, TAP, SDC,            $30,000
                                                        22120-580                                                                      PLC;SIP Literacy;CELL $       17,000.00

                                                                     TOTAL TRAVEL                                                                                                $            47,000.00
4. CONTRACTED SERVICES: (List the type of contracted services to be provided, including the vendor's name, if applicable.)
22120-319                                                            Blane Smith & Associates                                                                          $25,000
22120-319                                                            Extended day student interest experts                                                    $      20,000.00
31000-219                                                            L & R Innovative Solutions--Parent/Community Involvement                                          $50,000

                                                                     TOTAL CONTRACTED SERVICES                                                                                   $            95,000.00
5. SUPPLIES: Enter the total amount of materials and supples. Provide a list of supplies on a separate sheet. (Include the total amount to be used to purchase testing, programmatic and/or office
                                                                     TOTAL SUPPLIES                                                                                              $           100,000.00

6. EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY: Enter the total amount of equipment and technology purchases. Provide a list of equipment and technology on a separate sheet. Equipment is defined as
"tangible, non-expendable/non-consumable personal property having a useful lifespan of more than one year".

                                                                     TOTAL EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY                                                                              $           650,473.40
7. OTHER SERVICES: (Include a specific description of services.)

11300-113                                                            I was unable to add the teacher After School Collaboration costs in salaries             $      75,000.00
11300-810                                                            College credit tuition                                                                          $3,000.00

                                                                     TOTAL OTHER SERVICES                                                                                                     $78,000.00
                                                TOTAL ANTICIPATED EXPENDITURES (SUM OF SECTIONS 1-7 OF THIS FORM).                                                               $          2,660,473.40

                                                        SUPPLIES: The following list represents the anticipated materials and supplies purchases.

             QUANTITY                                                                         DESCRIPTION                                                         UNIT PRICE          TOTAL PRICE
                80                  classroom supplies                                                                                                        $         200.00   $            16,000.00
               1,000                extended learning supplies: ALEKS R180, S$$ USA Test Prep, PITR                                                           $          50.00   $            50,000.00
                85                  Expert 21                                                                                                                 $         400.00   $            34,000.00
                                                                                                                                                              $            -     $                     -
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                                                                                      TOTAL SUPPLIES COSTS                                                                       $           100,000.00

                                       EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY: The following list represents the anticipated equipment and technology purchases.

             QUANTITY                                                                         DESCRIPTION                                                         UNIT PRICE          TOTAL PRICE
                 1                  See Technology plan                                                                                                       $     750,473.40   $           750,473.40
                                                                                                                                                              $            -     $                     -
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                                                                                                                                                              $            -     $                     -
                                                                         TOTAL EQUIPMENT AND TECHNOLOGY COSTS                                                                    $           750,473.40
     Dr. Walter Watkins, Superintendent                Amendment # 2                      7-May-12
     School City of Hammond #4710
     41 Williams ST
     Hammond , IN 46320

     Your 2011-2012 1003g School Improvement Grant (SIG) amendment has been approved. These
     funds are authorized for use as of May 7, 2012. The amount listed in the chart below verifies the
     school improvement funds approved. Your corporation is responsible for conducting the 1003g
     SIG program in the manner and for the purpose described in the application and in accordance
     with federal law. Please revise the original 1003g SIG application with the revisions approved in
     this amendment. If you have questions concerning the approval, please contact our office at (317)

     FY2012 School Improvement Grant Availability:
School City of Hammond      $2,760,473.40   (this includes $770,893.40 carry over from 2010)

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