Applications will be available in August. The Arizona Commission for Postsecondary Education (ACPE)in HB2545 was asked to establish a one-year pilot program for school districts and charter schools to receive a grant for the administration of a nationally recognized college-readiness examination to eleventh grade students. A total of $235,000 is available for academic year FY2017-18.
School districts and charter schools that participate in the pilot program shall report to the ACPE the following:
the number of students who took a college-readiness examinations,
the name of the college-readiness examination,
and the aggregate achievement of students who took the college-readiness examination.
Applications from school districts and charter schools will be accepted on a first-come and first-served basis.
School districts and charter schools participating in the pilot program shall notify parents of the opportunity for students in grade eleven to take a college-readiness examination free of charge and the requirements for participating. A student is not required to take a college-readiness examination.
School districts and charter schools that receive designated monies from any other source, including a nonprofit organization, for the 2017-2018 school year to provide nationally recognized college-readiness examinations are not eligible to participate in the pilot program.
Application coming soon! Please check back later.