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From Federal Sources

U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Ave. S.W.
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President Clinton this month announced the release of $45.6 million in grant money for the federal GEAR UP program, which aims to partner high-poverty middle schools with community, business, and college organizations to provide students with support services needed to prepare them for college. The grantees are listed alphabetically by state:

President Clinton this month announced the release of $45.6 million in grant money for the federal GEAR UP program, which aims to partner high-poverty middle schools with community, business, and college organizations to provide students with support services needed to prepare them for college. The grantees are listed alphabetically by state:

Alaska. Northwest Arctic Borough School District, Kotzebue, $303,751. Alabama. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, $139,919. Arkansas. Newport Special School District, Newport, $409,491. Arizona. Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, $1,059,756; Santa Cruz County School Superintendent's Office, Nogales, $345,962; University of Arizona, Tucson, $411,954.

California. California State University-Fresno Foundation, Fresno, $240,000; Foundation for California State University-San Bernardino, San Bernadino, $778,780; Los Angeles Unified School District, Irving Middle School, Los Angeles, $1,027,715; Regents of the University of California, LaJolla, $248,532; Regents of the University of California, Santa Cruz, $500,902;

Regents of the University of California, Los Angeles, $373,678; Riverside Community College, Riverside, $899,471; San Jose State University Foundation, San Jose, $1,139,152; Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, $316,148; University of California, Davis, $151,013; West Contra Costa Unified School District, Richmond, $333,641.

Colorado. Adams County School District #14, Commerce City, $308,637; University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, $616,054. Connecticut. Bridgeport Board of Education, Bridgeport, $381,000; University of Connecticut, Office of Sponsored Programs , Storrs, $146,791.

Florida. Bay District Schools, Panama City, $366,418; Valencia Community College, Osceola Campus, Kissimmee, $301,961; Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, $175,200; School Board of Manatee County, Badenton, $284,000; Valencia Community College, West Campus, Orlando, $336,505; Valencia Community College, West Campus, Orlando, $306,163; Valencia Community College, West Campus, Orlando, 331,190.

Georgia. Savannah State University, Savannah, $272,000. Hawaii. University of Hawaii, Honolulu, $386,468. Iowa. University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, $231,422. Illinois. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago, $922,400. Kansas. Kansas State University, $398,565; University of Kansas Center for Research, Lawrence, $126,400; Unified School District #443, Dodge City Schools, Dodge City, $339,989.

Kentucky. Morehead State University, Morehead, $938,647; Southeast Community College, Cumberland, $267,511. Louisiana. Louisiana State University and A&M College, Baton Rouge, $310,867. Massachusetts. Brookline Public Schools, Brookline, $98,400. Michigan. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, $1,024,62. Missouri. Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, $192,623, Montana. Fort Peck Community College, Poplar, $256,000. North Carolina. Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, $320,000; North Carolina State Agricultural & Technical State University, Greensboro, $437,913.

New Jersey. Essex County Community College, Newark, $943,040; Kean University, Union, $404,000; Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, $63,404; Vineland Public School District, Vineland, $520,000. New Mexico. Magdalena Municipal Schools, Magdalena, $173,597; New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, $497,600.

New York. City University of New York on behalf of Medgar Evers College, Brooklyn, $263,428; CUNY Research Foundation on behalf of Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York, $119,999. Ohio. Canton City Schools, Canton, $487,178; University of Toledo, Toledo, $551,274. Oklahoma. Dewar Independent School District #8, Dewar, $90,118; Redlands Community College, El Reno, $200,297; Watts Independent School District #4, Watts, $161,060.

Oregon. Portland Community College, Portland, $536,800. Pennsylvania. Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, Lewisburg, $279,200. Puerto Rico. Colegio Universitario Del Este, Carolina, $393,583; Inter-American College of Puerto Rico, Barranquitas Campus, San Juan, $172,800; Inter-American College of Puerto Rico, San Juan, $348,956.

South Dakota. Sinte Gleska University, Rosebud, $168,477. Tennessee. University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, $227,731; Vanderbilt University, Division of Sponsored Research, Nashville, $319,294. Texas. Austin Independent School District, Austin, $2,163,359; Houston Independent School District, Houston, $2,875,582; Midland College, Midland, $335,688; Texas A&M International University, Laredo, $476,695.

Virginia. Danville Public Schools/Danville Community College, Danville, $207,979; Fairfax Public Schools, Fairfax, $360,000. Washington. University of Washington, Seattle, $1,010,445.

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