CHESTER COUNTY INTERMEDIATE UNIT, EXTON $120,000
The Coatesville Area School District, in collaboration with a range of social and community agencies, will provide enrichment, remediation, guidance and recreational opportunities to low income middle school students, who will be mentored by college and high school-aged students.
MCKEESPORT AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT, MCKEESPORT $200,000
McKeesport, an Enterprise Community, will establish Cornell's Community Connections, a multi-faceted after-school arts, recreation, and tutoring program to service the 10-15 year old middle school population. The primary focus of the program is to provide high quality, stimulating child-centered activities in innovative ways that blend the arts with academics and fuse the line between education and recreation.
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PHILADELPHIA, PHILADELPHIA
The school district of Philadelphia will open five community learning centers, to be open after school, on most Saturdays, and for a summer session, in middle schools in three Empowerment Zone communities. The centers will seek to help students meet or exceed the city's standards in core academic subjects, to resist drug abuse and violence; the centers will also encourage parental involvement and community collaboration.
SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PITTSBURGH, PITTSBURGH $149,564
Gladstone Community Learning Center will be a school-based "One Stop Shop" offering youth and families a wide range of activities and services to meet the community's educational, health, human services, cultural, and recreational needs, via technology, educational materials, and enrichment experiences.