WHEATLAND SMALL SCHOOLS CONSORTIUM, WASHTUCNA
The Wheatland Small Schools Consortium will offer
out-of-school youth programs that will build responsibility, develop positive
relationships with caring adults, increase family involvement in the community
and school, provide study reading areas, computer access, literacy education
and alternatives to drugs, alcohol, violence and other antisocial behaviors.
QUINAULT LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT 97, AMANDA PARK
The Rain Forest Learning Centers, a consortium
of partners, will provide technology education, distance learning and enhanced
literacy education to its community with a special emphasis on grades 5-9.
CLARKSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT J250-185, CLARKSTON
The Clarkston School District will provide comprehensive
basic skills and substance abuse prevention programs for 5th-9th grade students.
They will implement a wide array of family-centered community learning activities,
including parent and technology training, drug prevention awareness and literacy
OCEAN BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT #101, LONG BEACH $174,313
The Peninsula Learning Center will provide
academic enrichment in the form of structured reading and math programs; individual
tutoring; homework labs; peer mentoring; individualized instruction for special
education students; and increased technological literacy. In addition, the center
will offer a education component and cultural experiences in cooperation with
local artists, poets, and writers; as well as field trips to a variety of historic,
and educational settings.
WENATCHEE SCHOOL DISTRICT # 246, CITY OF WENATCHEE
The Wenatchee Community Learning Center
is extending its pilot program for extended learning that has had a very positive
response from participants. The Center offers significant benefits to individuals:
increased self-esteem, self-reliance, safety and a sense of belonging; decreased
youth drug and alcohol use; and improved literacy and academic skills.
YAKIMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, YAKIMA $193,574
Washington Middle School's Community Learning
Center will serve over 900 students, their parents, and an additional 1,000
residents in one of the poorest and most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in
Washington. The center will offer supplemental instruction to improve core academic
skills through: an extended day tutoring and homework assistance program, summer
school instruction, and an innovative integrated arts program that features
highly motivational activities in reading, writing, and mathematics.
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