DECATUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS, DECATUR $90,745
The Learning Center, based at the district's
middle school, will establish a before- and after-school program focused on
students in academic need indicated by low state-proficiency test scores, as
well as tutoring and mentoring. Several local businesses will participate in
providing food, an adult education program, and health services.
TEXARKANA ARKANSAS SCHOOL DISTRICT #7, TEXARKANA
The Texarkana Communities of Promise project
in Miller County will focus on at-risk youth of ages 6-18 years, providing structured
transitional, comprehensive life skills training and experiences, academic enrichment,
health, mental health, social and recreational activities through a broad coalition
of service agencies, civic groups, businesses, churches, neighborhood groups,
and government units.
NETTLETON PUBLIC SCHOOLS, JONESBORO $184,480
Project Nettleton will provide services
that will focus on reducing violent behavior and drug abuse, promoting recreational
activities for children, and providing family support. Project services will
be provided before and after school and in the summer to improve the quality
of life for students, families and the community.
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