CHICAGO PUBLIC SCHOOLS, CHICAGO $2,500,000
The Chicago Public Schools 21st Century Community Learning Centers Project will provide to community members citywide extended learning opportunities that contribute to reduced drug use and violence and that assist early adolescent and middle school students to meet or exceed state and local standards in the core academic subjects.
LEROY COMMUNITY UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 2, LEROY
Focused on improving state test results, especially in middle grades, this comprehensive, collaborative model provides tutoring and year-round enhancement programs. Substance abuse prevention, human services, and recreational services will also be featured.
VENICE CUSD #3, VENICE $212,908
Year-round, computer-based tutorial programs that target at-risk students in grades 1-12 will be the focal point of the two centers the Venice School District will operate-one in the elementary school and one in the high school. The Centers will offer the latest computerized learning technology and Internet access to over 400 students.