BERKELEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, BERKELEY $322,562
The High Impact Program initiative will challenge students physically, emotionally, and mentally by utilizing a large number of young adults and older teenagers as mentors, tutors, health educators and counselors to maximize the chances that early adolescents will connect with positive role models.
EARLIMART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT, EARLIMART
"Interlink" will provide supplemental education, literacy, recreation, and youth development activities for middle school students. Additionally, physical health, mental health, social services, literacy, child care, family support, educational support, and employment development services for families will be provided.
EUREKA CITY SCHOOLS, EUREKA $269,000
The Community Learning Centers at three elementary schools and one junior high school will provide academic support and enrichment activities for students in addition to computer classes, parenting skills, expanded library hours, recreational activities and a variety of safety and health-related activities for parents and the community.
MODOC COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, ALTURAS $362,445
The Modoc Community Learning Center Project will establish centers in three school districts in Modoc County, using a positive youth development concept for all students. Activities will include: after-school tutoring; homework assistance; computer labs providing skills training and Internet access; SAT/ACT preparation; senior citizen volunteers; drug and safety presentations; after-school and Saturday recreation; art and drama; nutrition; parenting; and referrals.
CAJON VALLEY UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT, EL CAJON $230,682
With the help of a consortium, two central city middle schools will establish learning centers from 2-6 p.m. Activities will include: academic, athletic, and recreational components for students and parenting, technology and English classes for parents. The focus is on helping students meet state standards in reading and mathematics, as well as offering family activities to assist in drug prevention and crime reduction.
IMPERIAL COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, EL CENTRO
A consortium of five school districts in this Enterprise Community will promote after-school activities, including: literacy education; integrated education, health, social service, recreation, and cultural programs; summer and weekend programs; and telecommunications and technology education. The program will emphasize assisting students in meeting state and local standards in core subjects.
LAKESIDE UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT, LAKESIDE $46,743
The District is leading a coalition of county service agencies, arts organizations, health care professionals, senior citizens, recreational agencies, and other regional resources to keep schools, libraries, parks, and community centers open during the critical hours when teens and pre-teens need them most.
LENNOX SCHOOL DISTRICT, LENNOX $121,605
The Lennox School District will expand an existing collaborative of agencies and community resources to provide after-school enrichment that will include training in technology, additional clubs and expanded activities, year-round sports leagues and a daily nutritious snack.
BUTTE COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION, OROVILLE $404,131
Kids in Communities of Mentoring (kids.com) will provide services for early adolescents and middle school students (grades 6-8) and communities in three school-based community learning centers. kids.com will provide opportunities for students to mentor and be mentored in high-interest learning activities in integrated technology, reading, math, and science.
SAN BERNARDINO CITY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN
A consortium of nine middle schools, students, parents and over 50 partners has planned and will implement "Prime Time" sites with after school, Saturday, and summer activities and services to improve academic performance and reducethe incidence of drug use and violence among local youth by turning "idle time" into "prime time." The activities will include adult education classes and workshops.
SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN DIEGO $199,818
The San Diego Unified School District, in collaboration with San Diego State University, the Alliance for African Assistance, Catholic Charities, and Crawford Community Connection, will provide a comprehensive range of services for children and adults, including tutoring, technology education, employment counseling, training and placement.
LONG BEACH UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, LONG BEACH
Washington Middle School plans to offer intense academic support to middle school students from 7:00 Am until 8:00 PM weekdays and Saturdays. A variety of educational enrichment activities, expanded parent education (including parent/child computer classes), and mental health services to troubled students and families.
ONTARIO-MONTCLAIR SCHOOL DISTRICT, ONTARIO $200,000
The Lehigh Elementary and Serrano Middle School Community Learning Centers will provide extended day learning, cultural, and recreational opportunities for children, adolescents, and adults in a safe, drug free environment. An array of year-round, extended day programs will be offered in areas such as: Academic Interventions, Literacy Development, ESL, GED, employment and Technology Training and Support, Art, Cultural and Recreational Programs, Parenting Skills and other services for families.
JOHN J. DOYLE SCHOOL, PORTERVILLE $173,775
John J. Doyle is a rural K-6, year-round elementary school with a diverse ethnic student population. The major focus of the program is on Literacy Education with a number of local organizations providing cross-age tutors, who will focus on educational enrichment.
PLUMAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, QUINCY $198,000
The Plumas County 21st Century Community Learning Centers Program is proposing a comprehensive art and environmental program, integrated with core academic subjects. This program will coordinate with existing programs and resources to bring in visual and performing artists, cultural experts and environmentalist to provide students with new learning and community service opportunities.
SACRAMENTO CITY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SACRAMENTO
START (Students Today Achieving Results for Tomorrow)-with a proven record of success--will expand its programs to reach a greater number of middle and elementary students to help them succeed academically and socially.
SAN DIEGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN DIEGO $335,376
The PEERWORKS initiative is a unique consortium with will serve students with a curriculum that engages students, parents, teachers, community members, businesses, and service providers as partners. The curriculum consist of three interdisciplinary thematic academies: 1) CityWORKS, a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary hands-on programs to engage students in the study of their community; 2) PeerLIFE, a literacy based program and approach to peer mediation and service learning; and 3) PeerENTERTAINment, a peer mediated process for making healthy choices in sports, arts, culture, media, recreation and entertainment.
SAN JOSE UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN JOSE $599,817
San Jose Unified School District and San Jose State University are partnering together to offer extended learning centers at an elementary, middle and high school located in downtown San Jose. The following activities will be provided: cross age tutoring, science and technology, literacy, recreation, community leadership, parent-family-community support.