ROCHESTER, N.Y., April 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The April issue of Grants Office's FUNDED newsletter includes an interview with Regina Renaldi, Executive Director of Priority Programs at St. Vrain Valley School District in Colorado. St. Vrain received the highest score for an application submitted to the $650 million 2010 Investing in Innovation (i3) grant competition. As a result, St. Vrain Valley School District won a 5-year, $3.6 million Development Grant from Investing in Innovation.
The i3 program was funded through the Recovery Act and administered by the US Department of Education. The Department of Education awarded 49 i3 grants in the categories of Development, Validation, and Scale-Up projects. The Obama Administration has sought to sustain the program under annual appropriations.
In the interview, Ms. Renaldi discusses the project and the i3 program, including top factors that contributed to the success of the proposal and key areas of interest for future educational innovation funding.
The April issue also features winners and losers in the 2011 budget debate and an overview of Medicare and Medicaid incentives for electronic health records projects.
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