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From Federal Sources

U.S. Education Department
400 Maryland Ave., S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20024

The department recently awarded six grants totaling $2.48 million to recruit and train minority students for teaching careers under its "Programs To Encourage Minority Students To Become Teachers.'' The recipients and grant amounts are listed below by state:

California. California State University, Dominguez Hills: $547,000; University of Southern California, School of Education, Los Angeles: $510,000. Illinois. Northeastern Illinois University, Chicago: $530,000. Kentucky. University of Louisville Research Foundation, Louisville: $520,000. New Jersey. Kean College of New Jersey, Union: $260,000. North Dakota. North Dakota State University, Fargo: $113,000.

The department has awarded a total of $4.5 million for 30 grants to increase training for teachers and other school personnel in drug- and alcohol-abuse prevention. The recipients are listed below by state:

Arizona. Glendale Union High School, Glendale: $53,166. California. Napa County Office of Education, Napa: $105,936. Colorado. Jefferson County Schools, Golden: $186,850. Connecticut. Connecticut Department of Education, Hartford: $200,000. Florida. University of North Florida, Jacksonville: $137,985.

Georgia. Dawson County School System, Dawsonville: $95,000. Hawaii. University of Hawaii, Honolulu: $256,497. Illinois. Champaign Community Unit, School District #4, Champaign: $76,348. Indiana. Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis: $131,900. Iowa. Des Moines Independent School District, Des Moines: $128,506.

Kansas. Northeast Kansas Education Service Center, Okaloosa: $121,673. Louisiana. Southern University, Baton Rouge: $114,566. Minnesota. Rum River Special Education Cooperative, Cambridge: $110,665. Mississippi. University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg: $200,000. Missouri. Ferguson-Florissant School District, Florissant: $146,138.

New Mexico. University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: $99,982. New York. Community School District #21, New York City: $153,078. Ohio. Kent State University, Kent: $100,000. Oklahoma. Cushing Public Schools, Cushing: $142,550. Oregon. Lewis and Clark College, Portland: $138,580.

Pennsylvania. Allentown Community School District, Allentown: $131,164. Puerto Rico. University of Sacred Heart, Santurce: $134,308. Rhode Island. University of Rhode Island, Kingston: $145,559. South Carolina. Edgefield School District, Edgefield: $98,753. Tennessee. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City: $125,000.

Texas. Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos: $215,502. Utah. Utah State University, Logan: $138,068. Vermont. Milton Graded School District, Milton: $137,399. Washington. University of Washington, Seattle: $200,796. West Virginia. West Virginia University, Morgantown: $275,000. Wisconsin. Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Madison: $200,000.

The department has announced 10 grants totaling $2.4 million under the Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Act, to identify students with special abilities and to place them in programs that enrich and expand their talents. The recipients are listed below by state:

Arizona. Project Discover III, University of Arizona, Tucson: $249,886. Connecticut. Project High Hopes, Hamden Area Cooperative Educational Services, Hamden: $211,625. Illinois. Tilden High School, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago: $236,080. Indiana. Project Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington: $211,050. Massachusetts. Access to Excellence, University of Massachusetts, Boston: $250,458.

New Mexico. Project Reach, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque: $240,857. New York. New Horizons Project, The Arts Connection Inc., New York City: $245,808; Project Synergy: Outreach, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City: $245,365; National Dissemination Training and Research in K-8 Language Arts Curriculum, Saratoga-Warren BOCES, Saratoga: $244,873. Texas. Project Arts, Baylor University, Waco: $237,594.

From State Sources

Indiana Department of Education
State House, Room 229
Indianapolis, Ind. 46204-2798

The department has announced 47 grants totaling $186,800 to support implementation and planning for distance-learning projects. The recipients and grant amounts are listed below by school district:

Implementation Grants

Center Grove Community School Corporation, Greenwood: $7,000. Crown Point Community School Corporation, Crown Point: $7,000. Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation, Winamac: $7,000. Indianapolis Public Schools, Indianapolis: $12,719. Liberty-Perry Community School Corporation, Selma: $6,974.

Marion-Adams Schools, Sheridan: $7,000. Metropolitan School District, Lawrence Township, Indianapolis: $7,000. Mt. Pleasant Township Community Schools, Yorktown: $7,000. Plainfield Community School Corporation, Plainfield: $2,000. Vigo County School Corporation, Terre Haute: $4,800.

Planning Grants

Argos Community Schools, Argos: $2,500. Avon Community School Corporation, Avon: $2,500. Central Indiana Education Service Center, Indianapolis: $25,000. Clay Community Schools, Knightsville: $2,500. Delaware Community School Corporation, Muncie: $2,500.

Eastern Pulaski Community School Corporation, Winamac: $2,500. Eastern School District of Greene County, Bloomfield: $2,500. Eminence Consolidated School Corporation, Eminence: $2,500. Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation, Evansville: $2,500. Fort Wayne Commmunity Schools, Fort Wayne: $2,500.

Gary Community School Corporation, Gary: $2,500. Greenfield-Central Community Schools, Greenfield: $2,500. Greenwood Community School Corporation, Greenwood: $2,427. Jennings County School Corporation, North Vernon: $2,500. Lakeland School Corporation, LaGrange: $2,500.

Lebanon Community School Corporation, Lebanon: $2,500. Martinsville School District, Martinsville: $2,500. Crawfordsville Community Schools, Crawfordsville: $2,500. Mt. Pleasant Township Community Schools, Yorktown: $1,920. New Harmony Town and Township Consolidated Schools, New Harmony: $2,500.

Northern Community Schools of Tipton County, Sharpsville: $2,500. Northern Knox School Corporation, Bicknell: $2,500. Northwestern Indiana Education Service Center, Highland: $10,000. Northwestern School Corporation, Kokomo: $2,450. Paoli Community School Corporation, Paoli: $1,550.

Penn-Harris-Madison Consolidated Schools, Osceola: $2,500. Pike County School Corporation, Petersburg: $2,500. Richland-Bean Blossom Community Schools, Ellettsville: $2,500. Richmond Community School Corporation, Richmond: $2,500. School City of Hobart, Hobart: $2,500.

School City of Whiting, Whiting: $2,500. South Ripley Community School Corporation, Versailles: $2,500. Southern Indiana Education Service Center, Jasper: $2,500. Southwest Parke Community School Corporation, Montezuma: $2,500. Switzerland County School Corporation, Vevay: $2,500. Tippecanoe School Corporation, Lafayette: $2,450.

From Private Sources

The Bush Foundation
E-900 First National Bank Building
332 Minnesota St.
St. Paul, Minn. 55101-1387

Arts education. To develop an arts-education program in local public high schools: $80,000 to the Minneapolis Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn.

Asian students. To expand services for Southeast Asian children: $64,700 to the Boys and Girls Club of Minneapolis, Minn.

Parenting. To expand an effective-parenting program: $37,500 to the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.

Youths. To develop community youth programs: $20,000 to the Lao Family Community of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minn.

Youths. Toward a program for sexually aggressive elementary school children: $45,000 to the Minneapolis Youth Diversion Program, Minneapolis, Minn.

The Cleveland Foundation
1422 Euclid Ave., Suite 1400
Cleveland, Ohio 44115-2001

Child support. For a pilot project to help teenagers establish paternity of children born out of wedlock: $46,230 (over two years) to the Cuhahoga County Child Support Enforcement Agency, Cleveland, Ohio.

Preschool students. For the Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY): $65,530 to the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority, Cleveland, Ohio.

School reform. For the Community Training and Assistance Center: $195,000 (over three years) to the Cleveland Public Schools, Center for Leadership of School Reform Initiative, Cleveland, Ohio.

Faye McBeath Foundation
1020 North Broadway
Milwaukee, Wis. 53202

Child advocacy. To support a child-advocacy and -monitoring project: $20,000 to the Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee County, Milwaukee, Wis.

Employment. To establish a family-resource center aimed at helping high school students and their families prepare for employment: $60,000 (over two years) to the Northwest Side Community Development Corporation, Milwaukee, Wis.

Youths. To provide operating support for a children's program: $25,000 to Friends of Abused Families, West Bend, Wis.

Youths. To help develop a statewide collaborative effort among local foundations to determine issues affecting youths that are of common concern, and to develop an action plan to address these concerns: $10,000 to the Wisconsin Partnership for Youth, Racine, Wis.

Youth recreation. To support the completion of a community recreation area: $25,000 to the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center, Milwaukee, Wis.

From Corporate Sources

225 West Randolph
Chicago, Ill. 60606

Telecommunications. To establish a program that will train new and working educators in the classroom use of telecommunication-based teaching tools: $500,000 to the College of Education, Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

Vol. 13, Issue 12

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