CAMDEN CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT, CAMDEN $200,000
The District will establish centers at each of its five middle schools over the three-year grant period. They will serve adolescent, middle-grade students by helping them to meet or exceed national, state, and local achievement standards.
PERTH AMBOY BOARD OF EDUCATION, PERTH AMBOY $287,560
The project will focus on approximately 3,000 fifth through ninth graders (early adolescents) who need after-school, weekend, and summer programs. Educational and cultural programming will assist these students in meeting or exceeding state and local standards in core academic subjects. They will especially serve limited English-speaking immigrant children, those from families receiving public assistance, and those with learning disabilities.