• Connecting School and Community

    Ithaca Public Education Initiative believes the education of every student in the Ithaca City School District is enhanced through community connections and support.
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    2014-15 Annual Report Now Available!


  • From 2014-15 IPEI Awarded 82 Grants totaling $93,319

    • Teacher Grants

      Teacher Grants provide up to $1,500 for projects that fund teachers’ great ideas involving community partners and aligning with state learning standards.

    • Red and Gold Grants

      Red and Gold Grants are one-time awards of up to $500 to teachers, staff, students or community members for projects that strengthen and enrich learning and have a positive impact on student engagement.

    • Community Collaboration Grants

      Community Collaboration Grants give up to $3,000 to curricular-enhancing programs initiated by not-for-profit organizations.

    • Connecting Classrooms Grants

      Connecting Classrooms Grants encourage partnerships within and across Ithaca schools.

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