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2003 Directed Grants
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Source: H.J. Res. 2, Conference Report. February 13, 2003, with changes per H.R. 1559, "An Act: Making emergency wartime supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year 2003, and for other purposes".

The amounts shown are those approved by the Congress during the appropriation process. NOTE: Final Amounts were reduced by 0.65 percent pursuant to Division N, Section 601 of the Consolidated Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2003.


Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, for the development and delivery of natural sciences educational programming for children and the general public $150,000
After the Bell Program in Soldotna, Alaska for after school programs involving community, parents and at-risk youth 100,000
Alaska Department of Education for its "Parents as Teachers" program 1,250,000
Alaska Department of Education for its "Qualified Teachers for Alaska" program 1,500,000
Alaska Department of Education with the Alaska SeaLife Center, the Kenai Challenger Learning Center, the Kenai River Center, in consultation with federal and state scientists, and federal resource management agencies, for a science and distance education 250,000
Alaska Department of Education's Remedial Summer Tutoring Program 700,000
Alaska Humanities Forum to develop Alaska State history texts and curriculum, including oral history, for use in Alaska schools. 400,000
Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Pittsburgh, PA, in collaboration with the War for Empire Consortium, for education programs and activities to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War 50,000
Allentown Civic Theater, PA, for education programs 200,000
Alliance Neighborhood Center, Alliance, Ohio, for program/curriculum for the Apple Seed Project 250,000
American Cities Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, for mentoring, academic, enrichment, and counseling programs for at-risk students 250,000
American Film Institute Screen Education Center and Initiative for arts education curriculum development and teacher training 500,000
American Foundation for Negro Affairs (AFNA) National Education and Research Fund, Philadelphia, PA, to raise the achievement levels of minority students and increase minority access to higher education 650,000
American Red Cross, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter, Philadelphia, PA, for education programs 25,000
American Society of Educators, Philadelphia, PA, for instructional technologies, professional development seminars and to develop and distribute technological guides for educators 50,000
American Theater Arts for Youth Program, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to continue to provide workshop residencies 75,000
AMISTAD America, Inc., to expand educational programs and materials 800,000
An Achievable Dream, Newport News, Virginia, to expand its curriculum and college preparation program 500,000
Anchorage Museum of History and Art and Alaska Humanities Forum to develop curriculum on Alaskan culture and art for Alaska schools 250,000
Anderson School District in Anderson, Alaska, for a program to provide distance learning and related materials to small schools in rural Alaska meet the requirements of No Child Left Behind Act 100,000
Antigo School District, WI, for after school programs 300,000
Appomattox Regional Governor's School for the Arts and Technology, Petersburg, Virginia, for equipment and technology infrastructure 500,000
Arden Theatre, Co., Philadelphia PA, to expand the Arden for All program, to make the arts accessible to economically challenged schools, as well as performances interpreted in American Sign Language 25,000
Artspace Projects, Inc., Minneapolis, MN, to expand arts education programming for youth, including technology upgrades for distance learning 200,000
Ashland School District, WI, for after school programs 670,000
Association of Community Ministries, Louisville, Kentucky, for educational programs and community-based services 50,000
Audubon Nature Institute, Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, afterschool project 100,000

Baldwin Park Unified School District, Baldwin Park, CA, for the Baldwin Park Technology Achievement Academies 250,000
Benchmark School, PA, for reading instruction and other education programs 75,000
Berea Children's Home School-Age Skills Enhancement (SASE) Program, Berea, Ohio 162,000
Beresford Community Education in Beresford, SD, to expand community education programs 150,000
Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Southeast Alaska, in partnership with Alaska Dept. of Education, the Boys and Girls Club and Cook Inlet Tribal Council to develop and implement a comprehensive mentoring program for at-risk children 400,000
Big Top Chautauqua, Washburn, WI, for educational programs 500,000
Birchwood School District, WI, for after school programs 240,000
Boricua College, Brooklyn, NY, for personnel, curricula, teacher trainees, and other expenses to expand technology training at local public school sites 100,000
Boston History Collaborative to expand history-based education programs in public schools 50,000
Boyle Heights College Institute, Los Angeles, CA, for after school and mentoring programs 225,000
Boys and Girls Club of Burbank, CA, for mentoring, career exploration and other educational services for at-risk youth through the Teen Center Outreach Project 80,000
Boys and Girls Club of Chester, PA, for mentoring, tutorial assistance and other education program 75,000
Boys and Girls Club, Southeast Unit, El Dorado, Arkansas, for drug prevention and after school programs 25,000
Boys and Girls Club of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, to develop a school based mentoring program 50,000
Boys and Girls Harbor, Inc., New York, NY, to establish a Philadelphia School Financial Literacy Project to promote financial literacy through the teaching of personal financial management skills 25,000
Bronx Cluster of Settlement Houses, Inc., to provide literacy, mentoring, college preparatory, and other educational services for youth 300,000
Brooklawn, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for technology 30,000
Business Education Roundtable, Providence, RI, for a school principal professional development program 250,000

Cablelife Community Enrichment Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky, educational programs 40,000
Caldwell County Education Consortium, Hudson, North Carolina, for operating costs of Teacher Education project 300,000
Cameron County High School, Emporium, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 100,000
Camp Fire USA First Texas Council, Fort Worth, Texas, for Early Childhood Violence Reduction program 150,000
Camp SEA Lab, Seaside, CA, for science education programs for youth and teacher training activities 200,000
Canaan Community Development Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky for after school programs 30,000
Capistrano Unified School District, San Juan Capistrano, California, for Capistrano Professional Academy to improve local mathematics and science instruction 400,000
Care Unlimited, New Orleans, LA, to provide in-home educational services to high school students who are pregnant or parents 100,000
Cayauga County Safe Schools/Healthy Students Partnerships, Inc., Auburn, New York, for staffing and after-school programs 175,000
Center for Houston's Future, Houston, Texas for early education programs 250,000
Center for Mathematics and Science Teacher Recruitment, Retention in Missouri, to improve recruitment and retention of math and science teachers, including through the acquisition of technology 1,500,000
Center for Rural Development, Somerset, Kentucky, for technology and software equipment 250,000
Central Alabama Community College in Alexander City, Alabama for technology acquisition in support of the Community Intensive Treatment for Youth program 100,000
Centre County AVTS, Pleasant Gap, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 100,000
Chabot Space and Science Center, Oakland, CA, for math and science teacher training programs 500,000
Challenger Learning Center of Maine for science education program 750,000
Champions for Change, Flossmoor, IL, for early childhood education and before- and after-school programs 100,000
Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, Charlotte, NC, to expand the "Bright Beginnings" after school program 400,000
Charter School Development Corporation in Las Vegas, Nevada, to focus on technology and college preparation 1,000,000
Chetek School District, WI, for after school programs 265,000
Chicago Public Schools for the Chicago Reading Initiative, a research- based instruction to improve reading achievement in urban areas 100,000
Chicago Public Schools, IL, for the "Never Too Cool For After School" and "After School Matters" initiatives 500,000
Chillocothe and Ross County 2003 Commission, Chillocothe, Ohio, for innovative education program to teach Ohio's history 210,000
Choteau Elementary School in Choteau, Montana for the NetSchools e-learning program, including the acquisition of technology 600,000
City of Bogalusa School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 25,000
City of Detroit, MI, for an after school program information management and evaluation initiative 600,000
City of Englewood, New Jersey Board of Education, for technology and other expenses to establish career academies at the Dwight Morrow High School 300,000
City of Salt Lake, Utah, for the YouthCity Empowerment after school center project 900,000
City of Santa Ana, CA, for technology training programs for youth at the Santa Ana Memorial Technology Center 250,000
City of Staunton, Virginia for the expansion of cultural, historical, and arts education programs 200,000
City School District of New Rochelle, NY, for after school and summer school programs 294,000
Clarion County Career Center, Shippenville, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 100,000
Clark County School District, Las Vegas, NV, to expand after school programs 500,000
Classika Theater in Arlington, Virginia for continued development of the LITarts educational outreach program 100,000
Clearfield County Career and Technology Center, Clearfield, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 100,000
Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland, Ohio, for education outreach to schools 250,000
COA Youth and Family Centers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a home instruction program for pre-school children to foster health, educational success and independence 200,000
Columbia Bethlehem Community Center, Richland County, Columbia, SC, for after school, mentoring, youth internship, and literacy programs 200,000
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Department of Education, for an afterschool art and counseling program 800,000
Communities in Schools Dallas, Inc., TX, to expand educational programs serving at-risk students 100,000
Communities in Schools of East Texas, Inc., Marshall, TX, for educational services for at-risk students 250,000
Communities in Schools of Northeast Texas, Inc., Mount Pleasant, TX, for educational services for at-risk students 250,000
Communities in Schools of Northern Virginia, Inc., Alexandria, VA, to expand family literacy, after school and other educational services for at-risk students and their parents 265,000
Communities In Schools--Cameron County, Inc., Harlingen TX, for educational services for at-risk youth 150,000
Communities in Schools--Greater Fort Hood Area, Killeen, TX, for academic and support services for at-risk students and their families 250,000
Community Action and Community Development Agency for North Alabama, Decatur, Alabama, for technology upgrades 300,000
Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, to expand cultural and educational programs to inner city youth 200,000
Community Foundation of Louisville, Kentucky, for Lac Viet reading programs 50,000
Community of Agile Partners in Education/Pennsylvania Educational Telecommunications Exchange Network (CAPE/PETE), Bethlehem, PA, for distance learning programs 600,000
Community of Caring in Washington, D.C. for program development and expansion of its comprehensive character education program in Nevada 200,000
Community School District 8, Bronx, NY, for after school programs 250,000
Connecticut International Baccalaureate Academy, East Hartford, CT, for technology equipment, training and upgrades, and for the establishment of a Chinese studies program 900,000
Connecticut United for Research Excellence, Inc., Rocky Hill, CT, for the "BioBus" mobile educational laboratory 400,000
Continuation and expansion of the Iowa Communications Network statewide fiber optic demonstration 2,000,000
Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, D.C., for Business/ Education Leaders Institute 3,000,000
Cumberland Public Schools, Cumberland, RI, for equipment, curriculum and professional development to establish an after school program for high school students 350,000

Dallas Independent School District, TX, to expand the Star Teacher Selection Training Program 300,000
Dallas Institute, Dallas, Texas for a teacher retention program 250,000
Delta State University in Mississippi for the Delta Education Initiative 1,000,000
Discovery Center of Science and Technology, Bethlehem, PA, for hands-on, inquiry-based science programs for K-8 students in Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Luzerne, Monroe, Montgomery, Pike, and Schuylkill counties 50,000
Drug Free Pennsylvania, Inc., Harrisburg, PA, to enhance its media literacy project to provide at-risk students an opportunity to create public service announcements targeting the prevention of drug use 50,000
DuBois Educational Foundation, DuBois, Pennsylvania, for computers and computer wiring, equipment 150,000
Dyer Elementary School in Esmeralda County School District in Nevada for a One-on-one Laptop Computer Program 112,000
d'Zert Club, Glenside, PA, for educational and support services for elementary, middle and high school students 50,000

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, PA, for a distance learning program to serve home-bound students, and a webbased educational management system 500,000
Education Leaders Council, Washington, D.C., for Following the Leaders project 10,000,000
Educational Service District 101, Spokane, Washington, to develop curriculum, deliver televised K-12 coursework, hire teachers and acquire satellite transponder time 500,000
Educational Service District 112, Vancouver, WA, to expand the Help One Student to Succeed (HOSTS) reading and mentoring program 167,000
Encore Series, Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for the Jazz in the Schools music education program to engage inner city high school students in programs using jazz as a means to maintain student interest 100,000
Enterprise for Progress in the Community in Yakima, Washington for a new community child developmental center 150,000
Ephraim McDowell Health Care Foundation, Danville, Kentucky, for its Medical Career Educational Initiative 100,000

Fairfax County Public School System, VA, for the heritage language literacy after school program at Bailey's Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences 100,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, for a delinquency prevention program for students with behavioral and emotional needs 200,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, for Fairfax Network project 200,000
Fairfax County Public Schools, Fairfax, Virginia, for Speech Recognition for Students with Disabilities 50,000
Fairfax Education Foundation, Fairfax, Virginia, for Partnerships to Advance Learning 200,000
Father Maloney's Boys Haven, Louisville, Kentucky, for an educational program 40,000
Fay-Penn Economic Development Council, Uniontown, PA, to develop the Reaching Educational Achievement with Community Help initiative 150,000
Felician Sisters, PA, for education programs 125,000
First Book in Washington, D.C., to establish local advisory boards across Washington state 500,000
First Book Rural Outreach Initiative, Ohio 405,000
First Freedom Education Center in Richmond, Virginia, for educational programs 400,000
First Gethsemane Center for Family Development, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 25,000
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, for Florida Reading, Math and Science Initiative 1,500,000
For Us Northwest, Portland, Oregon for a mentoring program for children affected by HIV/AIDS 25,000
Foundation for the Improvement of Mathematics and Science Education, San Diego, California, to implement the Blueprint for Student Success program 950,000
Franklin School District in Franklin, New Hampshire for a summer school initiative 50,000
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Valley Forge, PA, to develop and implement the "Terrorism: Challenges and Threats to the American Way of Life" workshop 50,000
Friends of McGroarty Cultural Arts Center, Tujunga, CA, for after school arts education programs for low-income students 65,000
Futures for Children, Albuquerque, New Mexico to expand education services for Native Americans 1,000,000

Galena School District in Alaska for distance education program 1,000,000
Galilee Community Development Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 15,000
Gateway Cities Partnership, Inc., City of Paramount, CA, to establish community resource learning centers 200,000
General George S. Patton School District 133, Riverdale, IL, to implement a comprehensive mathematics program 150,000
George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, for Center for Cognitive Development to address families of children suffering from attentional, cognitive, and behavioral disorders 200,000
Georgetown University, Washington, DC, for the Center for the Study of Learning dyslexia project, in partnership with the University of Louisville 350,000
Girl Scouts--Pacific Peaks Council of Tumwater, Washington for a resource center 100,000
Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, San Francisco, CA, for environmental education programs at the Crissy Field Center 200,000
GRAMMY Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, for music and arts education programs 800,000
Great Neck Center for the Visual and Performing Arts, Inc., Great Neck, NY, for an arts education program for disadvantaged children 25,000
Great Projects Film Company, Inc., New York, NY, to produce "Educating America," a documentary television series and multimedia project about challenges facing public schools 50,000
Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles to improve educational programs and exhibits on the solar universe 150,000
Growing Solutions Restoration Education Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, for establishment of a Green Academy at Santa Barbara High School 120,000
Guadalupe Center for Early Childhood Education in Missouri to expand quality early education programs 500,000

Hands On Science for a demonstration in Iowa 400,000
Harford County Board of Education in Aberdeen, MD for a collaboration between a science and technology high school and the Aberdeen Proving Ground 700,000
Harrods Creek Community Development, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, educational programs for inner city children and teens 15,000
Harry T. Kerr Skills Center, Titusville, Pennsylvania, for updating and modernization of equipment to meet training needs 150,000
Hattie Idela Farrow Foundation in Providence, RI for educational programs designed to decrease suspensions and referrals to juvenile justice 50,000
Hazel Crest School District 152.5, Hazel Crest, IL, for teachers and equipment to improve health and physical education programs 100,000
Hebrew Academy for Special Children, New York 50,000
Helen Keller Worldwide, NY, to expand the ChildSight Vision Screening Program and provide eyeglasses to additional children whose educational performance may be hindered because of poor vision 1,500,000
Henderson Allied Community Advocates in Henderson, NV to provide quality early childhood education and after school programs to low-income families 500,000
Henry and William Evans Home for Children, Inc., Winchester, Virginia, for children who are in need of assistance in preparation for becoming productive adults 200,000
HighTechHigh--Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, CA, for equipment, technology upgrades, and training 450,000
Hillel Academy of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, to enhance preschool students' learning readiness skills through the use of PicturePages Evaluation engine 50,000
Home Instruction Program for Preschool Youth (HIPPY), New York, NY, to expand its home-based literacy and school readiness program 50,000
Hyannis Youth and Community Center, Barnstable, Massachusetts, for the development of youth educational programs and the procurement of educational equipment 1,000,000

I CAN LEARN 3,000,000
I KNOW I CAN, Columbus, Ohio, for college access program 100,000
Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy, Aurora, Illinois, for the 21st Century Information Fluency Program 400,000
Illinois Office of Banks and Real Estate, Springfield, Illinois, for Financial Literacy program 50,000
Illinois State Board of Education and Indian Prairie District #204, Springfield, Illinois, to develop an innovative student teaching pilot program 250,000
Illinois State Board of Education and Orland School District #135 to Beginning Educators Assimilation and Mentoring System program 200,000
Illinois State Board of Education for Improving Mathematics Achievement at Elgin, Illinois #46 250,000
Illinois State Board of Education, "Illinois Virtual High School" 500,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL, for extended day and summer school programs at the Canton Union School District #66 175,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, IL, for teacher and principal recruitment and retention initiatives at Dolton School District 148 150,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, for the implementation of Fast ForWord reading program to the Pleasant Plains Community Unit District #8 and for improving mathematics achievement in Peoria school district #150 and Jacksonville School District #117 150,000
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield, Illinois, to establish a Principal-Led Teams 187,000
Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois for the Chicago Teacher Pipeline Program 200,000
Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois, to provide special education technology devices, equipment and materials for Peoria District #150 100,000
Imperial Valley Telecommunications Authority, CA for telecommunications equipment and upgrades to support distance education programs in elementary and middle schools 500,000
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, to establish a Computing Services Center to train area K-12 teachers in the effective use of technology in the classroom 50,000
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Chatham, Virginia, for faculty development, purchase of teaching and learning technology and launching of Learning Liftoff program 500,000
Institute for Educational Leadership, Washington, DC, for a Coalition for Community Schools project to facilitate the creation of community schools 500,000
Institute for International Sport at the University of Rhode Island to support the Scholar-Athlete Games 800,000
Institute for Student Achievement in Lake Success, NY to expand its intervention program that provides academic enrichment and counseling support for students performing in the lowest quartile in their middle or high schools 750,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, for educational programs for at-risk students at Mt. Vernon High School and A.B. Davis Middle School 500,000
Institute for Student Achievement, Lake Success, NY, to implement small learning communities at Morris High School in the Bronx 200,000
INTEGRIS Health, Inc., for the Western Village Academy Technological Center 100,000
International Foundation for Music Research, Carlsbad, California, for science-based research on music education 225,000
Iowa Department of Education to continue the Iowa School Construction Demonstration Project 7,000,000
Iowa Dept of Education to continue a demonstration program for additional bilingual and English as a Second Language training in rapid growth areas of Iowa 1,000,000
Iowa School Board Association to continue the Lighthouse for School Reform training of school board members on education issues 500,000
Iron Mountain Public Schools, MI, for health and physical education curricula, programs and equipment 300,000
Isaac Stern Education Legacy in New York, NY to integrate distance learning and educational technology with music education programs 4,150,000

Jackson County Community Theater, McKee, Kentucky, for equipment 100,000
Jackson-Madison School District, Jackson, TN, for an alternative learning center for at-risk youth 500,000
Jacob's Pillow in Lee, Massachusetts, for the expansion of performing arts educational programs 100,000
Jefferson County-DuBois AVTS, Reynoldsville, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 150,000
Jefferson Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 55,000
Jewish Community Center of Cleveland, Cleveland Heights, Ohio, for Bright Beginning program 500,000
Joel II Restoration Outreach, Inc. for education programs 50,000
Junction City School District, Oregon, for after-school programs 50,000
Juniata-Mifflin County AVTS, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 225,000
JUSTUS, WECARE about our Community, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 15,000

Kentucky Opry, Prestonsburg, Kentucky, for equipment and operating expenses 75,000
Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office, Bakersfield, California, for Mobility Opportunities via Education (MOVE) to develop curricula, its website, and the training and development 700,000
Kids Voting USA, Tempe, AZ, for a civics program to educate children about the importance of voting 380,000
Knowledge Works Intermediary, Cincinnati, Ohio, for Ohio High School Transformation Initiative 2,000,000
Korean Youth and Community Center, Los Angeles, CA, to expand education programs at the Koreatown Academic Learning Center 260,000

La Causa, Inc. in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for before, after, and during school services for largely minority communities 245,000
Labor and Industry for Education (LIFE), Hewlett, NY, to expand after school, vocational training, and other education programs for at-risk youth and developmentally disabled children and adults 450,000
Langston in the 21st Century, Washington, DC, to establish a learning center as part of the EXTRA Physical Education Progress initiative 300,000
Latino Education Alliance, Chicago, IL, for early intervention, college readiness and parental involvement programs for minority youth 350,000
Leadership Education Academy to Develop, Encourage, and Reinforce Success (L.E.A.D.E.R.S) Inc., Rochester Hills, Michigan 175,000
Letcher County Board of Education, Whitesburg, Kentucky, for equipment 350,000
Lights of Liberty, Inc., PA for history education program 300,000
Lincoln Center, New York, NY, for the Jazz for music education and distance learning programs 350,000
Linking Learning to Life in Burlington, VT for staff salaries and the development of a model school-to-career initiative for low-income and at-risk youth 75,000
Loess Hills Area Education Agency in Iowa for a demonstration in early childhood education 750,000
Los Angeles County Office of Education, Downey, CA, for the "Early Advantage" initiative to provide preschool and family learning activities, and training for parents, child care providers and community members 600,000
Los Angeles Harbor College, Wilmington, CA to expand early childhood education curricula, evaluation, and professional development 300,000
Lycoming County Division of Public Safety, Lycoming County, PA, to develop an emergency preparedness program to educate school personnel and law enforcement personnel 100,000

Madison Metropolitan School District, Madison, Wisconsin for Positive Behavior Support Teams who work with elementary and middle school students with emotional problems 150,000
Make the Road By Walking, Brooklyn, NY, for literacy, technology training and other educational services 500,000
Maricopa County Community College District, Phoenix, AZ to establish the Center for Teacher Preparation and Education to address the national teacher shortage through recruitment and retention of K-12 teachers 100,000
Marshfield Clinic, WI, for the "Youthnet" mentoring initiative 200,000
Marshfield School District, WI, for equipment for computer and music education laboratories at Madison Elementary School 60,000
Maui Economic Development Board for a girls into science program 300,000
Medina High School, Medina, Ohio, for a Career Resource Center 150,000
Memphis City School District, Memphis, TN, for a public-private partnership to raise academic achievement in low-performing schools 500,000
Mercer County Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, Inc., Sharon, PA, to provide tutoring and assist with curriculum design for children with learning disabilities 50,000
Meredith-Dunn Learning Disabilities Center, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for school counseling services 25,000
Metropolitan Family Services, Chicago, Illinois, for Camp Algonquin's Outdoor Education program 500,000
Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, DC, for the Potomac Regional Education Project (PREP) 100,000
Military Heritage Foundation, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, Army Heritage and Education Center to establish educational programs and materials 200,000
Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois to assist inner-city and rural high school students prepare for college 75,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation to continue a demonstration on full-service schools in Iowa 500,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, D.C., for a demonstration and evaluation of full-service schools 250,000
Milton S. Eisenhower Foundation, Washington, DC, to replicate and expand the full community school program in Pennsylvania emphasizing the school as the central point of the community 300,000
Milwaukee Public Schools, WI, for before- and after-school programs 400,000
Mission Education Projects, Inc., San Francisco, CA, to expand educational programs for children and families 225,000
Missouri School Board Association, Columbia, Missouri, for Children Learn As Schools Succeed (CLASS) project 500,000
Monadnock Regional School District in New Hampshire for a community school initiative 100,000
Montgomery YMCA in Montgomery, Alabama for education and outreach programs 100,000
Muhlenberg Township School District, Laureldale, PA, for science and technology equipment and upgrades 738,000
My Hero Project, Branford, CT, to expand an interactive educational web site 50,000
Mystic Aquarium and the Institute for Exploration, Mystic, Connecticut, for the JASON project 500,000

National Center for Electronically Mediated Learning, Inc., Woodbridge, CT, for the PEBBLES Project 300,000
National Constitution Center for program development, including equipment and technology acquisition 5,000,000
National Council of La Raza, Washington, D.C., to develop assessment guidelines for limited English proficient students and to expand professional development academies 1,000,000
National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE), to establish a NFTE University, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University and Temple University, to train teachers in the best practices to educate minority and economically disadvantaged students 150,000
National History Day for a history competition in Iowa 100,000
National Maritime Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC, for the Spirit of Enterprize Maritime Heritage Education program 275,000
National Science Center Foundation, Augusta, Georgia for educational technology and other purposes 1,000,000
Nevada HAND English Literacy Project to purchase ESL software and workstations to use in working with low-income children in Las Vegas, Nevada 450,000
New Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, Baltimore, MD, for a comprehensive dropout prevention initiative 500,000
New Conservatory Theater Center, San Francisco, CA, for the YouthAware theatre-in-education drug abuse and violence prevention programs for youth 150,000
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, New Mexico, for the K-12 Outreach in Astronomy program 425,000
New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering and Science Achievement, Inc. (MESA) for pre-college math, science and technology enrichment programs 500,000
New School University, New York, NY, to establish a pilot program which will provide supplementary services, as well as university faculty instruction to at-risk, low-income senior high school students 250,000
New York Hall of Science, Corona Park, New York, to expand the "After-School Science Clubs" to elementary students 200,000
New York University, Child Study Center, NY, for the "Parent Corps" initiative 1,000,000
New Zion Baptist Church Community Development Foundation, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 40,000
Nicholls State University for a Center for Dyslexia to research and address the difficulties associated with dyslexia 100,000
Nortel Networks Kidz Online, Herndon, Virginia, for education program to help kids become better equipped with technology skills 600,000 North Carolina Central University, Durham, NC, for an academic enrichment program for elementary and middle school students in the Durham Public Schools 75,000
North Carolina Electronics and Information Technologies Association Education Foundation, NC, for a technology demonstration project in rural and underserved school districts 250,000
North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc., Raleigh, NC, for arts and environmental education programs 100,000
North Dakota State Board for Vocational and Technical Education in Bismarck, North Dakota, for expansion of the ExplorNet and IT Technology Learning Project 200,000
North Penn Civic Association, Philadelphia, PA, for technology, after school and other educational programs for youth 50,000
North Rockland Central School District, Garnerville, NY, to implement a technology-based literacy program 200,000
Northshore School District, Bothell, WA, for the Northeast Vocational Area Cooperative to expand information technology courses for middle and high school students 250,000

Oakland Unified School District, CA, for personnel and related expenses to expand extended day kindergarten to new sites 500,000
Ohio Department of Education, Columbus, Ohio, "Commission on Secondary and Postsecondary Education" project 250,000
Oklahoma State Department of Education, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, for an education project in Oklahoma public schools providing hand held computers to enhance learning opportunities 525,000
Old Rock School in Guntersville, Alabama for arts education programs 60,000
Oregon Children's Foundation for a volunteer early literacy program 300,000
Oregon Public Broadcasting, Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Program for educational programming 50,000
Oregon School Safety Hotline to establish a statewide hotline 150,000
Orleans Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 55,000
Our Hope for Youth, Delaware for a school dropout prevention education media program on in-school educational networks targeting Hispanics and other high-risk groups 500,000
Overtown Youth Center, Miami, FL, for mentoring, family literacy, and other education and training services for at-risk youth 100,000

Pacific Islands Center for Educational Development in American Samoa 400,000
PARENTS, Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, for implementation and expansion of their projects to train teachers, specialists and parents in the use of technology to assist students with disabilities 1,000,000
PARENTS, Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, for the Technology in Action Program (TAP) 500,000
Partners in Economic Progress in Des Moines, IA for a mentoring and education support program for disadvantaged children. 100,000
Pasadena Unified School District, Pasadena, CA, for a math, science and technology magnet program at the Washington Middle School 100,000
Patrick County Education Foundation, Stuart, VA, for a college access initiative, including GED assistance for individuals who have dropped out of high school 218,000
Pawtucket School Department, Pawtucket, RI, for personnel, equipment and curricula to establish after school and summer school programs 450,000
Peabody-Essex Museum, Salem, MA, to expand the Museum Action Corps in partnership with Salem High School, and for exhibits and programming for the Trade Winds project 500,000
Pendleton School District, Oregon for dropout prevention programs 50,000
Pennsylvania Ballet, Philadelphia, PA, to expand statewide the "Accent on Dance" program which offers in-school and afterschool programs for elementary and secondary students 100,000
[Pennsylvania Department of Education] A grant to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Education, to provide assistance, through subgrants, to low-performing school districts that are slated for potential take-over and/or on the Education Empowerment List as prescribed by Pennsylvania State Law. The initiative is intended to improve the management and operations of the school districts; assist with curriculum development; provide after-school, summer and weekend programs; offer teacher and principal professional development and promote the acquisition and effective use of instructional technology and equipment. Of the funds provided, $1,700,000 is for the Philadelphia School District/Lock Haven Professional Development Partnership for professional development and related services 20,000,000
Philadelphia Foundation, Philadelphia, PA, for a Sports and Entertainment Career Expo to expose high school students in the Philadelphia region to career opportunities in the sports industry and to assist organizations in the replication of mentoring pro 50,000
Philadelphia Health Management Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, in collaboration with the National Center for Learning Disabilities to conduct early childhood literacy training and program development activities as part of the Get Ready to Read! Initiative 100,000
Philadelphia Martin Luther King, Jr. Association for Nonviolence Inc., Philadelphia, PA, for its College for Teens program 100,000
Philadelphia Orchestra, Philadelphia, PA, to expand its educational programs 175,000
Philadelphia Safe and Sound, Philadelphia, PA, to establish schools in Strawberry Mansion and Mantua to serve as a base for family support, community services, and comprehensive youth development and after-school programs 300,000
Philadelphia Youth Orchestra, PA to expand after school arts education programs 150,000
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA, for the Zoo School Education program and the Junior Zoo Apprentice New Ventures program to provide at-risk students with access to science and environmental classes 250,000
Phillips School District, WI, for after school programs 270,000
Pico Union Family Resource Center, Los Angeles, CA, to expand education programs for youth and adults 100,000
Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, PA, to assist educators with professional development programs that include workshops and live performances and to bring area students to the theater for curriculum-based programs 100,000
Pittsburgh Digital Greenhouse, Pittsburgh, PA, to develop high tech curriculum in the Allegheny County area through a collaborative effort with Penn State University, University of Pittsburgh, and Carnegie Mellon University 250,000
Pittsburgh Symphony for an education and outreach program 350,000
Pittsburgh Technology Council, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for training and technology upgrades 300,000
Pittsburgh Voyager, PA for math and science education programs 250,000
Plymouth Christian Youth Center, Minneapolis, MN, to expand arts education, after school, technology training, and other education programs 300,000
Plymouth Community Renewal Center, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 15,000
Pomona Unified School District, Pomona, CA, for a Teacher Literacy Training and Technology program 400,000
Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District, Port Chester, NY, for extended day and other expenses to implement the community schools model in up to three schools 600,000
Prince Music Theater, Philadelphia, PA, to develop a comprehensive in-school and after-school program to provide at-risk youth with education and training in the arts 50,000
Prince William County Public Schools, Manassas, Virginia, for Middle School Reading and Mathematics Remediation Program 300,000
Pro Sports Outreach 50,000
Project 2000, Washington, DC, to support the continuation of Project 2000, including after-school and weekend programs which provide academic support and educational mentoring services to inner city youth in low-income housing developments in Southeastern 125,000
Project GRAD-USA Inc., in Houston, Texas for continued support and expansion of the successful school reform program 20,000,000
Project H.O.M.E., Philadelphia, PA, for the planning and design of the Honickman Roberts Learning Center, to provide technology and computer education, youth academic enrichment, after-school programming, and adult instruction to disadvantaged residents 100,000
Project Intercept Inc., Brooklyn, NY, for mentoring programs, guidance counselors, and training for teachers, principals, and parents 200,000
Project Rainbow, Philadelphia, PA, to provide early childhood services and after-school programs as a means to address the root causes of homelessness 250,000
Public Affairs Research Council, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, for the Louisiana's District Accountability Program 100,000
Public School District 31, Staten Island, New York for library books for 4th and 5th graders 500,000
Public/Private Ventures, Philadelphia, PA, for the continued operation and expansion of the Youth Education for Tomorrow Center, as part of an after-school, literacy initiative 50,000

Range Association of Municipalities and Schools, Buhl, MN, for a technology-based teacher education program serving rural school districts in northeastern Minnesota 250,000
Ravenswood City School District, East Palo Alto, CA, for an elearning pilot program at Belle Haven Elementary School in Menlo Park 250,000
Reach Out and Read 3,000,000
ReadNet Foundation, New York, NY, to fully implement web-based simulation educational program 100,000
Realworld Schools, Inc., Fresno, CA, for personnel, curricula, professional development, equipment and other expenses to establish the El Paso Realworld School 150,000
Recognizing Achievement-Rewarding Excellence (R.A.R.E.) Foundation, Troy, Michigan, to give teachers effective tools to motivate students in constructive career paths 300,000
Reuben Lindh Family Services, Minneapolis, MN, for its "Family Focus" preschool education program 600,000
Riverside County Office of Education, Riverside, California, to further implement and develop County Achievement Team model 500,000
Robbie Valentine STARS Club Education Program, Jeffersonville, Indiana, for sports-related mentoring program in Louisville, Kentucky 40,000
Rutgers University Law School to support a scholarship fund, public interest activities, and its work with the LEAP Academy Charter School, including the purchase of books and equipment 500,000
Rye Neck Union Free School District, Mamaroneck, NY, to implement a school-wide enrichment model program 20,000

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency, CA, in coordination with the Sacramento City Unified School District, for early childhood education, after school and parental support programs for students in the Franklin Villa community 400,000
Salt Lake City School District, Salt Lake City, Utah for an english as a second language project 200,000
San Bernadino County Superintendent of Schools, CA, to expand schools-to-careers initiatives, including the Virtual Hi-Tech High Program, the Virtual Career Library and teacher training activities 500,000
San Juan Unified School District, Carmichael, California for Focus on Literacy program 217,000
San Pasqual Academy, Escondido, California, for technology infrastructure 225,000
Santa Barbara Community Youth Performing Arts Center, Santa Barbara, CA, for salaries and expenses for the Santa Barbara Junior High Theatre 100,000
Santa Barbara High School District, Santa Barbara, CA, for the San Marcos High School Health Careers Academy 50,000
School District 24J, Salem, OR, for the West Salem High School technology program 100,000
School District of Bayfield, WI, for after school programs 295,000
School District of Beloit, WI, for telecommunications equipment and upgrades 150,000
School District of Flambeau, Tony, WI, for equipment and technology to create a national parks virtual reality education program 50,000
School District of Palm Beach County, FL, for a family literacy project including bilingual education, counseling services and distance education, and for curricula and professional development 700,000
Science and Technology Museum of Georgia, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia, for SciTrekChallenger Learning Center project 50,000
ScienceSouth, Inc., Florence, South Carolina, for science education programs, science traveling exhibits, and outreach activities 100,000
Sedro-Woolley School District, Mt. Vernon, WA, in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Trail Association, for the Service Knowledge Youth (SKY) Education Program 300,000
Selma Youth Development Center, Selma, AL, for an "at-risk" youth intervention and training program, including professional development, school-to-work training, and conflict resolution activities 500,000
Semos Unlimited, Inc., Santa Fe, NM, to develop bilingual education materials and programs 500,000
Sewickley Area YMCA, PA for education initiatives 125,000
Shiloh Community Renewal Center, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 50,000
Sioux City Community School District in Sioux City, IA to continue and expand the implementation of testing software in Iowa 800,000
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Detroit, Michigan, for after school program 250,000
Somerset Independent Schools, Somerset, Kentucky, for High School Technology Academy 80,000
South Cook Education Consortium, Hazel Crest, IL, for its "PowerUP" education technology enhancement initiative 175,000
South County Family Educational and Cultural Center, Grover Beach, CA, for the "Computers to Youth" program and to expand education programs for students 55,000
South Shore Drill Team and Performing Arts Ensemble, Chicago, IL, for after school educational services for at-risk students 50,000
Southeast Associated Ministries, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 20,000
Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE), Philadelphia, PA, to develop "global curriculum" challenging students to develop their knowledge of foreign languages and culture 750,000
Southern Star Development Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 20,000
Space Education Initiatives Inc., Green Bay, Wisconsin, for professional development programs and technology 500,000
Springfield Public School District #19, Springfield, OR, for the "Schools Plus Plus" initiative to expand after school, academic and family outreach initiatives 500,000
St. Boniface Neighborhood Outreach Program, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 50,000
St. Charles Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 42,000
St. Petersburg College, St. Petersburg, Florida, for the Pinellas County Epicenter 2,000,000
St. Stephens Family Life Center, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 50,000
St. Tammany Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 55,000
Stark County Park District, Canton, Ohio, for "Electronic Education Gateway" project 500,000
State College YMCA, PA for education initiatives 150,000
State of Alaska for Right Start extended-day kindergarten program 1,100,000
State of Utah, Office of Education for a computerized assessment demonstration project 700,000
Stevens Point Area School District, WI, to implement smaller learning communities 1,500,000
Superior School District, WI, for after school programs 500,000

Tacoma Public Schools, Tacoma, WA, to implement an online learning pilot project 200,000
Tangipahoa Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 42,000
Teach for America, New York, New York 1,000,000
Teen Tyme Productions, Inc., Anchorage, Kentucky, for positive broadcasting programs for teens 10,000
Temple Community Development Corporation, Louisville, Kentucky, C.A.N. Program for after school programs 50,000
Tensas Reunion, Inc., Newellton, LA, for the TREES Project in Tensas Parish, including activities such as the purchase of computers and educational software, tutoring, and workshops to promote parental involvement 200,000
Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi, TX, for education and training services at its Early Childhood Development Center 350,000
Texas Tech University System, Lubbock, Texas, to expand opportunities in math and science education for K-14 rural school districts 500,000
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, for ARTS.21 program 500,000
The First Tee, St. Augustine, Florida, to train instructors about how to teach the core values 1,000,000
The Gibson Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, for music education programs 250,000
The Lighthouse--A United Methodist Community Center, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 30,000
The Opera Company of Philadelphia, PA for educational programs 200,000
Thornton Township High School District 205, South Holland, IL, for professional development, technology, technical assistance and other expenses to implement high school reform activities 500,000
Tides Foundation, for McKelvey entrepreneurial college scholarships to rural, low income Pennsylvania high school graduates 300,000
Tiskelwah Community Center, Charleston, West Virginia, for atrisk youth and young adult program 100,000
Tiskelwah Community Center, Charleston, West Virginia, for the Bob Burdette after school program 150,000
Titusville Area Senior High School, Titusville, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 150,000
Today Foundation, Dallas, Texas, for the development of an Internet- based learning program 100,000
Toledo Public Schools, OH, for educational services for at-risk students and their families as part of the Toledo education-housing partnership pilot program 225,000
Town of Cumberland School Department for the comprehensive Middle School Education initiative 150,000
Trinity Family Life Center, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 30,000
Tuckahoe Union Free School District, Eastchester, NY, for an external audit of district programs and practices, and for after school services 33,000

U.S. Dream Academy, Inc., Columbia, MD, to improve and maintain Dream Academy Learning Centers and after school programs for at-risk children with a family history of incarceration 600,000
Union Parish Public School System, LA, to implement an online assessment and interactive instructional program 200,000
United Crescent Hill Ministries, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 25,000
University of Alaska Center for Excellence in Schools to assist Alaska's low performing schools with meeting the requirements of new state educational standard 1,000,000
University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks for educational programs related in support of the Summer Arts Festival 150,000
University of Alaska System for Early Education Development program for SEED (System for Early Education Development) program to expand early childhood services for children ages 0-6 and to train Early Head Start teachers with AAS degrees for positions 1,800,000
University of Iowa for the Iowa and Israel: Partners in Excellence program to enhance math and science opportunities to rural Iowa students 200,000
University of Maine, Coaching Education Initiative to support a research- based curriculum development and community awareness program 400,000
University of North Texas and Paul Quinn College for a math and science teacher academy 250,000
University of Northern Iowa, in collaboration with the Waterloo Community Schools for the expansion of an early childhood development center 1,500,000
University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education, PA, to establish a teacher professional development center at the University of Pennsylvania-assisted neighborhood school 1,000,000
University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama for the Preparatory Music Program 50,000
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, for the Tampa Bay Consortium for the Development of Educational Leaders 100,000
University of Southern Mississippi, Frances A. Karnes Center for Gifted Studies, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, to expand gifted student summer programs 200,000
University of Texas at Tyler, TX, for math and science teacher training and curriculum development 350,000
University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida, for Support for Teachers Enhancing Performance in Schools 500,000
Urban League of Metropolitan Denver, CO, to expand the "Urban Adventures" after school program to additional sites 350,000
Utica Zoological Society, Utica, New York, to update the educational facilities and Teacher Resource Center and update equipment 250,000

Vancouver Public Schools, Vancouver, WA, for personnel, technology, and other expenses to expand the Personalized Learning in a Connected Community Initiative 333,000
Venango County AVTS, Oil City, Pennsylvania, for technology infrastructure 100,000
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, for the Great Cities' Universities Urban Educator Corps Partnership Initiative 350,000
Virginia War Memorial Educational Foundation in Richmond, Virginia for program development associated with the Virginians' At War project 150,000
Voyager Expanded Learning, Dallas, Texas, to implement the Voyager Universal Literacy System demonstration in the Ohio public schools 575,000

Warwick After-School Program in Warwick, Rhode Island to establish a middle school after-school program 300,000
Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington, for development of a student data database 500,000
Washington Parish School Board, Louisiana, for technology enhancements 25,000
Wausau School District, WI, for foreign language, music and other education programs 650,000
Webster Groves School District, St. Louis, MO, for computers, and technology equipment and training 50,000
West Ed Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Science and Mathematics, San Francisco, California, for 24 Challenge and Jumping Levels Math 225,000
West Philadelphia YMCA, Philadelphia, PA, for educational and recreational programming to serve at-risk youth 250,000
West Valley City in Utah for program improvement and technology acquisition for an after school families program 250,000
Westchester Philharmonic, Hartsdale, NY, for music education programs 150,000
West Ed Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Science and Mathematics, Philadelphia, PA, for statewide expansion educational programs and curriculum 125,000
Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah, for distance education programs 1,300,000
Westernaires in Golden, Colorado for outreach and educational programs for at risk youth 500,000
West High School, Bakersfield, California, for equipment 20,000
Wichita Public School District for staff development 250,000
Wisconsin Educational Partnerships, Inc., Chippewa Falls, WI, for a teacher professional development initiative 650,000
WQLN Educational Services, Erie, PA, to expand the F.A.M.I.L.I.E.S. Turn onto Literacy program which emphasizes entire family involvement in teaching a child to learn to read 75,000

YMCA of Anchorage for after-school enrichment programs for atrisk youth 250,000
YMCA of McKeesport, McKeesport, PA, to support the Teen LEAD 50,000
YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth, Texas, for Together Reaching Unity Concerning Everyone (TRUCE) project 440,000
YMCA of the City of Upland, California, for after school activities 1,500,000
YMCA Safe Place Services, Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 40,000
Yonkers Public Schools, Yonkers, NY, to implement smaller learning communities in up to four high schools 350,000
Youth Alive, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky, for after school programs 15,000
Youth Guidance of Chicago, IL, to implement the Comer School Development Program in additional schools 25,000
YouthPlaces, Pittsburgh, PA, to expand after-school programs for teenagers from high crime neighborhoods in the Sto-Rox, Wilkinsburg, Clairton and Duquesne communities 100,000
YWCA of Anchorage for after-school enrichment programs for at-risk school children and their mothers 250,000
YWCA of Anchorage Girls in Alaska for the Run and Girls on Track after school programs 50,000

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Last Modified: 08/30/2006