From Federal Sources
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop K64, Atlanta, Ga. 30341
- Health education. To educate members about women's risk for breast and cervical cancer, and to focus on the benefits of early screening and providing services at schools and other work sites: $143,000 to the American Federation of Teachers, Washington, D.C.
U.S. Education Department, 400 Maryland Ave., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024
- Technology. To continue to link area schools to the Internet, and to provide instruction to students and parents: $75,000 to the Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Fla.
From Private Sources
Arts Education Development Project, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Division of Education, P.O. Box 7646, Philadelphia, Pa. 19101-7646
- Art and special education. To send a musician/teaching artist for an internship at the H.M.S. School for Handicapped Children: $2,500 to Artreach, Philadelphia, Pa.
College/Community Partnership Program, 1 Dupont Circle, Suite 320, Washington, D.C. 20036
- At-risk students. To work with at-risk students in the Dallas area, including counseling and assessment of individual academic needs, tutoring, mentoring, and an individually designed academic-enrichment program: $25,000 to Paul Quinn College and Youth Impact Centers Inc., Dallas, Tex.
- At-risk students. To increase the number of at-risk students who complete school and attend college: $25,000 to Heritage College and the Yakima Valley Farm Worker's Clinic, Toppenish, Wash.
- At-risk students. For a program beginning in grade 9 designed to increase graduation rates and college attendance: $25,000 to the University of Detroit Mercy and William Run ABC Program, Ypsilanti, Mich.
- Business apprenticeships. For a collaboration between parents, teachers, and local school administrators, to implement business apprenticeships and academic-support programs for disadvantaged 11th and 12th graders.
- Disadvantaged students. For a collaboration that will provide academically promising disadvantaged 11th graders with tutoring, mentoring, college and career counseling, test-taking preparation, and family financial advisement: $25,000 to Roosevelt University and Chicago Public High Schools, Chicago, Ill.
- Disadvantaged students. For a program of Saturday and summer classes, including tutorial and academic-enrichment activities, career and college counseling, and social-development assistance, for students in grades 5-8: $25,000 to St. Peter's College and the College Preparatory Incentive, Jersey City, N.J.
- Disadvantaged students. For a project that will expand the "Strides Toward Educational Proficiency'' program, which prepares economically disadvantaged high school students for college-level work: $25,000 to Mount St. Mary's College and James Garfield, Alexander Hamilton, and Van Nuys high schools, Los Angeles, Calif.
- Disadvantaged students. For a program for 50 economically disadvantaged 6th-grade students that includes an intensive, two-week summer academic experience, followed by an academic-year Saturday program: $25,000 to Bellarmine College and the Lincoln Foundation Inc., Louisville, Ky.
- Disadvantaged students. For an educational-enrichment experience for 40 economically disadvantaged middle and high school students, to include a two-week summer institute and academic counseling from college students throughout the school year: $25,000 to Kentucky Wesleyan College and the Citizens Committee on Education, Owensboro, Ky.
- Disadvantaged students. To provide mentoring, tutoring, community service, and other enrichment activities, for economically disadvantaged students in grades 7-12: $25,000 to Livingstone College and the Salisbury Housing Authority, Salisbury, N.C.
- Inner-city students. To provide academic and financial support to inner-city middle school students, including mentoring, tutoring, networking, and parental involvement: $25,000 to Beaver College and Morris E. Leeds Middle School, Philadelphia, Pa.
- Latino students. For a project that will create a Latino Scholars Club at the high school, to supply activities such as tutoring and mentoring, community-citizenship activities, and college-preparatory workshops: $25,000 to Mount Holyoke College and the Latino Scholarship Fund, Holyoke, Mass.
- Mentoring. For a program linking mentors from the college, area industries, businesses, civic groups, and churches with students: $25,000 to Belmont Abbey College and the Gaston Chamber of Commerce, Gaston County, N.C.
- Reading and writing. To improve reading, writing, and critical-thinking skills of high school students from two distinct cultures in the Fresno community: $25,000 to Fresno Pacific College and the Fresno African-American and Hmong Partnership Program, Fresno, Calif.
- Rural students. For a partnership that will develop and implement an after-school academic-support program for students in grades 4-16 in two poor rural counties: $25,000 to Tuskegee University and the Wil-Low Housing Authority, Toppenish, Wash.
- Science. To provide a preparatory course in physics or chemistry, with counseling, mentoring, and follow-up, for 40 students from the East Harlem and South Bronx communities: $25,000 to Marymount Manhattan College and the Settlement College Readiness Program, New York City.
- Science and mathematics. For a summer and school-year program to raise the science and mathematics preparedness of economically disadvantaged and minority students in grades 7-12: $25,000 to the University of Puget Sound and PUSH/EXCEL, Tacoma, Wash.
- Student internships. For a two-week residential academic-support program and an employment-internship program for 7th-grade students: $25,000 to Presbyterian College and the Laurens County Chamber of Commerce, Clinton, S.C.
- Study skills. To address the academic needs of 50 7th graders through study-skills programs for language arts, mathematics, and science: $25,000 to Utica College of Syracuse University and the Utica (N.Y.) City School District.
- Tutoring. For a collaboration to expand a current tutoring program, conduct workshops for parents, and provide a campus-residency program for the high school students and their teachers: $25,000 to Valparaiso University and West Side High School, Gary, Ind.
Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, 250 Park Ave., New York, N.Y. 10177-0026
- Children and families. Toward a series of seminars to increase knowledge about the Family Preservation and Family Support Act among the nation's governors, and to help selected states implement the legislation, especially in urban areas: $56,000 to the National Governors' Association Center for Policy Research, Washington, D.C.
- Children and families. To educate, prepare, and assist human-services administrators in using new federal resources for family preservation and support: $235,000 over two years to the American Public Welfare Association, Washington, D.C.
- Children and families. To help insure that program managers and their staff members effectively use federal funds of the Family Preservation and Family Support Act: $328,000 to the Child Welfare League of American Inc., Washington, D.C.
- Children and families. To assist administrators with their efforts to target federal funds effectively to children and families: $95,000 to Citizens for Missouri's Children, St. Louis, Mo.
- Children and families. To develop guidelines that states can use to conduct systemic, manageable evaluations of family-preservation programs: $268,000 to the Trustees of Tufts College, Medford, Mass.
- Children and families. To continue advocacy activities for children and families in New York City, and to help build an understanding of family preservation within the city's new administration: $160,000 to the Rheedlen Foundation Inc., New York City.
- Early-childhood education. To continue efforts to integrate early-childhood-education activities into its programs: $93,000 to the Citizens Advice Bureau Inc., New York City.
- Education and tax reform. For Alabama Arise, to launch a public education campaign on how the proposed education and tax reforms will affect low-income families and schools in disadvantaged school systems: $50,000 to the Greater Birmingham Ministries, Birmingham, Ala.
- Middle school reform. To establish the Jackson Public Schools Council for Reform and Excellence, which aims to improve educators' understanding of early adolescence and to establish standards for middle school students: $50,000 to the Southern Coalition for Educational Equity Inc., Jackson, Miss.
- Middle school reform. To assess district reform efforts: $35,000 to the Academy for Educational Development Inc., Washington, D.C.
- Middle school reform. To organize "The Reform Connection,'' a one-day meeting that will highlight issues of middle school reform: $80,000 to the Southern Regional Council Inc., Atlanta. Ga.
- Principals. To address the needs of middle school principals and to strengthen leaders of middle school reform throughout the state: $27,000 to Millsaps College, Jackson, Miss.
DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund, 261 Madison Ave., 24th Floor, New York, N.Y. 10016
- Elementary schools. To implement a plan to develop a national network of elementary schools: $875,305 to the Center for Collaborative Education, New York City.
- School reform. To continue to share best practices about teaching, learning, and innovative ways of assessing student learning: $2 million to the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching, New York City.
- Teacher education. For the DeWitt Wallace-Reader's Digest Incentive Awards in Teacher Education, to provide awards to participating colleges and universities to help prepare teachers to do a more effective job: $2.9 million to the Institute for Educational Inquiry, Seattle, Wash.
- Teaching improvement. To create 10 regional centers over the next
three years to provide assistance to high schools in implementing
coalition principles through workshops and meetings for teachers and
school administrators: $1.2 million to the Coalition of Essential
Schools, Providence, R.I.
Vol. 13, Issue 33