LUBBOCK INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, LUBBOCK $278,505
A comprehensive consortium will enable three campus sites and collaborating community groups to deliver, as an extension and enrichment of the regular school day, unique learning activities, for both students and families, in a safe, less structured atmosphere.
NORTHSIDE INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN ANTONIO
"ACCESS 21" will establish three centers that will provide a safe, drug-free, stimulating, and supervised haven offering cost-effective before and after-school, weekend and summer activities for early adolescents and middle school students. It will also provide a community outreach to parents and others who have educational, vocations, and social needs.
EDGEWOOD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, SAN ANTONIO
An consortium of five middle schools will establish Community Learning Centers to provide services that will impact the educational, health, social services, cultural, and recreational needs of the community.
PHARR-SAN JUAN-ALAMO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT,
Two new Centers will serve one of the Rio Grande Valley's neediest communities, the Las Milpas colonia, with after-school and summer services and by creating the HEROES (Helping to Engage Resources and Opportunities to Encourage Success) academy.
CORPUS CHRISTI INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORPUS
A Recipe for CAKES: Communities And Kids Experiencing Success will be established in four middle schools after school, on Saturdays, and during the summer. CAKES is a collaborative effort with the LULAC National Educational Service Center and the Coastal Bend Alliance for Youth. Academic enrichment will focus on English, mathematics, science, social studies, as well as martial arts, sports, recreation, and the fine arts. Parent education will also be provided.
RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOLS, IRVING $225,444
Renaissance Community Learning Centers, located in an Enterprise Community, will serve early adolescents and middle-school students and will focus on helping them meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. The Centers will focus on increasing academic achievement, increasing English literacy, developing programs for students who leave school before graduating, and preparing workers with skills desired by business and industry.