The requested waiver will increase the Department’s ability to implement the SIG program effectively in eligible schools, improve the quality of instruction and the academic achievement of students in Tier I school(s) with an approved application.
The waiver request is in accordance with the guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Education in 2013 on using SIG funds. If granted, the waiver will allow the Department to use these funds in accordance with the SIG requirements published in the Federal Register in January 2010.
Written comments regarding the described waiver should be submitted by March 15, 2013, and addressed to the Department's Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support, Attention: Sharon Nakagawa, 475 22nd Avenue, Room 124, Honolulu, Hawaii 96816, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 808-735-8375. For additional information, call 808-203-5520.