Our Grants - 2008

Animal Excursion (Critters Program)

This grant provides a variety of animals on loan to classrooms throughout the district for enrichment opportunities in language acquisition, science knowledge, and artistic expression.

Grant Funds Requested: $15,000

Enhancing Social Studies Instructional Environment with Wireless

Provides wireless keyboards, air mouse technology and remote controls to all middle and junior high social studies classrooms.

Grant Funds Requested: $6,828

Bridging the Gap

Helps high schools develop and implement strategies to decrease the achievement gap among minorities and free/reduced lunch students who have good attendance but are not succeeding in school. Strategies include transitional programs for entering high school, study skills, organizational skills, career path counseling, reading enhancement.

Grant Funds Requested: $13,290

Read Us a Winner

Provides library books for K-5th grade in all 19 CPS schools with 50 books per school for a total of 1000 books.

Grant Funds Requested: $9,500
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