Name of Grant Program: Secondary School Reading Implementation Grant Fund Code: 267-A
SECONDARY SCHOOL READING GRANT PROGRAM
Principal's Assurance Statement*
As Principal of the _____________________________________________ School, I assure the
Massachusetts Department of Education that I agree to:
1. participate in grant evaluation activities;
2. participate fully in all state Secondary School Reading Grant Program professional development
3. support a schoolwide approach to improving reading achievement that includes:
a. the involvement of ALL professional and paraprofessionals staff, including staff working with
b. reading across the content areas;
c. multiple intervention programs for struggling readers targeted to student needs;
d. professional development for all teachers and paraprofessionals;
e. adequate time provided in the school schedule for reading instruction;
f. assessment that drives instruction;
g. a variety of flexible grouping patterns; and
h. leadership structures that provide ongoing support and guidance.
Typed Name of Principal:
Signature of Principal:
*Principal support is critical for the success of this initiative and will be considered a factor for future funding.
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