It also passed a fiscal 2016-17 budget with money for at least one nurse and counselor in every school.
At the same time, City Council grills District officials on why schools lack basic services.
The $945K grant was one of four awarded nationwide. Five CTE tracks will be available.
At the meeting, two charter schools were renewed, and three Mastery charter renewals were withdrawn to work out legal issues.
Councilwoman Helen Gym is calling for a moratorium on charter conversions. The SRC will consider four Renaissance non-renewal recommendations.
The recommendations come with conditions. The SRC will vote on the applications Thursday.