## Mathematics Achievement Fund (MAF) Grant

*Published: 4/22/2014 10:24 PM*

The Mathematics Achievement Fund (MAF) grant provides schools with funds for teacher training (otherwise not provided by the KCM) and implementation of mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) that address the needs of students in the primary program who are struggling with mathematics.

The diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) should promote effective instructional practices in mathematics. Selected mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) should be based on data specific to the needs of the identified students that the program(s) will serve.

As specified in KRS 158.844, the mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) selected must be:

The mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) selected by schools will determine the instructional method required for implementation (e.g., one on one, students grouped for the specific purpose of receiving appropriate intervention services).

As specified in KRS 158.844, the mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) selected must be:

- provided to a student by a certified teacher with training in mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services
- based on reliable, replicable research; and
- based on the ongoing assessment of individual student needs.

The mathematics diagnostic assessment and intervention services and program(s) selected by schools will determine the instructional method required for implementation (e.g., one on one, students grouped for the specific purpose of receiving appropriate intervention services).

The fiscal agent for the application for public schools must be a local school district.

**2014 MAF District Assurance PDF**