SCHOOL DISTRICT OF HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, TAMPA
The Tampa 21st Century Community Learning
Centers Project will keep six neighborhood school buildings open after regular
school hours as places of high quality, safe centers of high interest learning
activity. The thematic thread running through all six centers is a school-based
enterprise of youth-run businesses involving students in the application of
academic, social, and career skills.
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FORT LAUDERDALE
These centers will offer teen counseling for at-risk
and juvenile offenders; teen support groups for middle school age parents; after
school and weekend programs to improve academic performance; expanded academic
services and learning opportunities for students; cultural awareness training
to meet the needs of a multicultural community; recreational activities; and
expanded health services.
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, WEST PALM
This project, a consortium of one rural and two
inner-city elementary schools, will focus on integrated education, health, social
service, recreational and cultural programs. The programs are intended to provide
children with the opportunity to improve reading and learning, develop positive
interactions with others, and avoid destructive behaviors.
CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, BLOUNTSTOWN $200,000
The Blountstown Middle School and its partners
will provide a 12 week summer art day camp for middle school children, followed
by Saturday camps for 31 weeks to parallel the school year. Activities include
the use of unique, art-based curriculum, support services for mentors and tutors,
nutrition and drug education, technology training, recreation, parenting classes,
and library services.
LAUREL HILL SCHOOL, LAUREL HILL $134,610
Laurel Hill School will establish a school-based
center for the delivery of education and human services including after-school
care with learning activities for adolescents and middle-school students, summer
enrichment activities, expanded library access for students and the community
and advanced technology skills training for students, families and community
ASPIRA OF FLORIDA, INC, MIAMI $200,000
ASPIRA, a Latino-youth organization, will
serve economically disadvantaged youth and their families at ASPIRA's alternative
middle schools, Accolade and Accolade South in the Enterprise Zones in Wynwood.
Among the proposed activities are: integrated after-school programs that include
math, science, reading, tutoring, neighborhood science lab, dance, cultural
events, teen pregnancy prevention, and leadership clubs for middle school students;
summer camp and weekend activities for students in the community.
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