WHEATLAND SMALL SCHOOLS CONSORTIUM, WASHTUCNA
The Wheatland Small Schools Consortium will offer out-of-school youth programs that will build responsibility, develop positive relationships with caring adults, increase family involvement in the community and school, provide study reading areas, computer access, literacy education and alternatives to drugs, alcohol, violence and other antisocial behaviors.
QUINAULT LAKE SCHOOL DISTRICT 97, AMANDA PARK
The Rain Forest Learning Centers, a consortium of partners, will provide technology education, distance learning and enhanced literacy education to its community with a special emphasis on grades 5-9.
CLARKSTON SCHOOL DISTRICT J250-185, CLARKSTON
The Clarkston School District will provide comprehensive basic skills and substance abuse prevention programs for 5th-9th grade students. They will implement a wide array of family-centered community learning activities, including parent and technology training, drug prevention awareness and literacy education.
OCEAN BEACH SCHOOL DISTRICT #101, LONG BEACH $174,313
The Peninsula Learning Center will provide academic enrichment in the form of structured reading and math programs; individual tutoring; homework labs; peer mentoring; individualized instruction for special education students; and increased technological literacy. In addition, the center will offer a education component and cultural experiences in cooperation with local artists, poets, and writers; as well as field trips to a variety of historic, and educational settings.
WENATCHEE SCHOOL DISTRICT # 246, CITY OF WENATCHEE
The Wenatchee Community Learning Center is extending its pilot program for extended learning that has had a very positive response from participants. The Center offers significant benefits to individuals: increased self-esteem, self-reliance, safety and a sense of belonging; decreased youth drug and alcohol use; and improved literacy and academic skills.
YAKIMA PUBLIC SCHOOLS, YAKIMA $193,574
Washington Middle School's Community Learning Center will serve over 900 students, their parents, and an additional 1,000 residents in one of the poorest and most ethnically diverse neighborhoods in Washington. The center will offer supplemental instruction to improve core academic skills through: an extended day tutoring and homework assistance program, summer school instruction, and an innovative integrated arts program that features highly motivational activities in reading, writing, and mathematics.