CHANDLER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #80, CHANDLER
Located in the Redevelopment Area of Chandler,
this collaborative project serves financially and educationallydisadvantaged
youth. It will focus on low student achievement through grade eight. In addition,
it will reduce student exposure to criminal behavior, drugs, and gangs before
and after school, as well as on weekends by providing academic, social, and
GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #40, GLENDALE
This program will serve four Glendale schools providing
well-supervised, mind-engaging education, and social services.
NACO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #23, NACO $122,489
This consortium includes Compañeros, Share
America, the Cochise County Health Department, the Cochise County Board
of Supervisors, and Hirales and Associates. Services -- offered after school,
on Saturdays, and during the summer--include tutoring; computer technology;
library and literature; recreation and sports; special education; arts and crafts;
music; health; peer leadership; drug prevention; violence prevention; parenting;
and employment training.
WASHINGTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #6, PHOENIX
Project EAGLES (Enriched Achievement
through Guided Learning Environments) includes literacy
education; senior citizens serving as mentors; day care; health, nutrition;
social service, recreation, and cultural programs; technology education; parenting
education; and services for individuals with disabilities.
PIÑON UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT #4, PIÑON
The Eagle's Nest program serves the Piñon
Unified School District, located in the center of the Navajo Nation. It will
significantly expand learning opportunities for children and youths in the community
and reduce drug use and violence. Its particular focus is early adolescence
and increasing performance on State Academic Standards in core subjects.
GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, SACATON $450,513
The Gila River Indian Community Learning Centers
will serve three elementary schools: the Gila Crossing Community School, the
Casa Blanca Community School, and the Blackwater Community School. Its programs
will include: academic tutoring; native language and culture; drug and alcohol
abuse prevention; parenting and family involvement; and diabetes and nutrition
WELLTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT #24, WELLTON
The YES (Youth Education Services) for Yuma
Project will create learning centers at four schools in this Enterprise Community.
Activities will include: tutoring; anti-drug programs; evening and summer arts
and recreation; parenting education; and job training.
LUZ ACADEMY OF TUCSON, TUCSON $374,063
The Luz Academy Learning Center, located
in a charter school, will oversee four Centers in high-poverty schools in cooperation
with numerous community organizations. The programs will provide enrichment
activities in core academic subjects as well as tutoring, recreational, and
ROCK POINT COMMUNITY SCHOOL, ROCK POINT $144,629
The Diné Family Learning Center will
offer a series of activities designed to assist students in grades six through
nine in making a successful transition from childhood to adult membership in
the community. Student participation in after-school, weekend, and summer learning
opportunities related to twelve culturally appropriate themes is expected to
contribute to decreased substance abuse and violent incidents, an increase in
academic achievement, and parental involvement in school activities, and the
promotion of good health practices for students and their families.
WHITERIVER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, WHITERIVER
The Whiteriver School District, in collaboration
with the Indian Health Services, He alth Authority and Tribal Education, will
serve five schools in rural northeast Arizona. Services will include literacy
education, integrated education and health services, technology, nutrition and
health, and expanded library services.
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