WINDSOR SOUTHWEST SUPERVISORY UNION, CHESTER $199,515
The Rivers of Learning and Health Program will offer programs to 1,796 ten to fifteen year old students throughout twelve towns in Southeastern Vermont. The goal of the program is to build on existing after-school, weekend and summer activities and create cohesive programs to expand learning opportunities to support academic success among early adolescents; to develop the "I can do it" attitude; and as a prevention strategy to reduce substance abuse and violence.
CHITTENDEN SOUTH SUPERVISORY UNION, HINESBURG
The Chittenden South Supervisory Union 21st Century Community Learning Center will have three main components and will focus on middle and high school age young people. First, they will develop an after-school program for academically "at-risk" 7th and 8th graders. Second, they will expand summer services for high school students needing academic help. Third, they will offer alcohol and other drug abuse counseling, student enrichment workshops and recreation opportunities, expanded library and computer lab hours, and positive parenting classes.