LINCOLN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, HAMLIN $334,187
This consortium of five community education centers will provide a range of services designed to offer opportunities for lifelong learning and community outreach. The centers will offer academic, service learning and arts/recreation programs after school, summer enrichment activities, tutoring in reading and expanded library hours.
LOGAN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION, MAN $100,000
Connections in Our Community also known as Man Connections will be established by Man senior and Junior High Schools, the Logan County Board of Education, and a variety of other community organizations. Academic Connections will focus on mathematics, science and language; Community Connections on service learning; Business Connections on entrepreneurial skills; Computer Connections on word processing and employability; and Counseling Connections on personal and other guidance.
ROANE COUNTY SCHOOL SYSTEM, SPENCER $200,000
The Roane County Youth and Community Enrichment Initiative will operate in a rural Enterprise Zone and operate two community learning centers. Middle and high school youth will engage in literacy education; integrated services including education, health, social services, recreation, and cultural programs; telecommunications and technology programs; parenting education; and services for individuals with disabilities.