LUBBOCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, LUBBOCK $278,505
A comprehensive consortium will enable three campus
sites and collaborating community groups to deliver, as an extension and enrichment
of the regular school day, unique learning activities, for both students and
families, in a safe, less structured atmosphere.
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN ANTONIO
"ACCESS 21" will establish three
centers that will provide a safe, drug-free, stimulating, and supervised haven
offering cost-effective before and after-school, weekend and summer activities
for early adolescents and middle school students. It will also provide a community
outreach to parents and others who have educational, vocations, and social needs.
EDGEWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN ANTONIO
An consortium of five middle schools will establish
Community Learning Centers to provide services that will impact the educational,
health, social services, cultural, and recreational needs of the community.
PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT,
Two new Centers will serve one of the Rio Grande
Valley's neediest communities, the Las Milpas colonia, with after-school
and summer services and by creating the HEROES (Helping to Engage Resources
and Opportunities to Encourage Success) academy.
CORPUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORPUS
A Recipe for CAKES: Communities And
Kids Experiencing Success will be established in four
middle schools after school, on Saturdays, and during the summer. CAKES
is a collaborative effort with the LULAC National Educational Service Center
and the Coastal Bend Alliance for Youth. Academic enrichment will focus on English,
mathematics, science, social studies, as well as martial arts, sports, recreation,
and the fine arts. Parent education will also be provided.
RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOLS, IRVING $225,444
Renaissance Community Learning Centers,
located in an Enterprise Community, will serve early adolescents and middle-school
students and will focus on helping them meet state and local standards in core
academic subjects. The Centers will focus on increasing academic achievement,
increasing English literacy, developing programs for students who leave school
before graduating, and preparing workers with skills desired by business and
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