FLINT COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, FLINT $723,581
Flint Community Schools and its partners will provide stimulating and engaging extended learning opportunities that will result in improved student academic outcomes, improved student social competence and leadership outcomes, increased parent and community involvement, and increased accessibility of educational and human services for families and neighborhood residents.
MANISTEE COUNTY SCHOOL MANAGEMENT COOPERATIVE,
This cooperative between the rural school districts of Bear Lake and Kaleva Norman Dickson will establish six Community Learning Centers and two day care centers to provide services to improve literacy by expanding educational, recreational, and social service programs for all citizens.
THREE RIVERS COMMUNITY SCHOOLS, THREE RIVERS $150,204
Huss Community Learning Center will open before and after school, weekends, snow days, summers and holidays to provide homework help, tutoring, academic enrichment, recreation and supervised games, field trips, and crafts. Adults and families will have access to open gyms, parenting, computer and Internet, crafts, drama, fishing, and sports teams.
WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, DETROIT $200,000
"The TREE Program" (Tutoring, Recreation, Enrichment, Experience) will operate at The University Public School,Michigan's first charter school, providing academic and social enrichment opportunities; a literacy program for students and families; one-to-one mentoring opportunities; enhanced health-based programs for students and parents; and enhanced parent and student knowledge and skill in conflict resolution strategies.
COVERT PUBLIC SCHOOLS, COVERT $134,708
This rural after-school initiative will offer the H.O.P.E. Program (Helping Optimistic People Excel) to increase student performance in the classroom and on state assessments; after-school and summer creative art opportunities in art and drama, drug-free presentations, mural work, field trips; and extension of library hours for services to students and families.
HILLSDALE COUNTY INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT,
"LASTING IMPACT" learning centers provide on-site tutorial services, classroom services, interactive activities, on-line computer classes, student Internet forums, library services, drama activities, dancing and games after school, weekends, and summer.