WAYNE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS, GOLDSBORO $399,615
The Wayne County Extended Schools Program will link students, their parents and the extended community with the resources and education they need to achieve academic success, move out of poverty and become self-sufficient. In addition to tutoring, homework help, computer classes, and End of Grade test preparation workshops, the program will offer job training/placement programs, adult education, resource and referral services, and basic health care services to all middle school participants and their families.
BERTIE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, WINDSOR $500,000
The Roanoke River Valley Consortium will provide an array of services that will b e exciting, involving, inviting and unified to meet the educational, health, social services, cultural, and recreational needs of students, educators, parents and community. The centers will be open after school, weekends, and summer providing integrated reading, math, writing, technology, health, recreation, nutrition, literacy education, telecommunications, and access to social services.
SALLIE B. HOWARD SCHOOL, WILSON $235,400
The Sallie B. Howard Charter School Community Learning Center will offer after school enrichment programs that include specialized remediation in reading, writing, and math, along with homework supervision, computer literacy, life skills training, recreation and the arts, Saturday school mentoring, summer camp, parent education and life skills training, health and recreation.
CASWELL COUNTY SCHOOLS, YANCEYVILLE $100,000
"Highest Potential" will increase academic performance of at-risk seventh and eighth grade students in math, science, reading through an intensive after-school program focused on student success; will decrease the dropout rate through its intensive after-school program including tutoring, mentoring, computer activities, technology integration, wrap-around services for students, families and community; and will decrease incidences of violence and illegal drug, alcohol and tobacco use by youth.