Our Grants - Language Arts & Literacy

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

Convenient Encyclopedia Project

Rock Bridge Elementary

Grant Funds Requested: $1,251

Library Books

$1,000 per 19 elementary schools for picture books totaling $19,000 and $10,000 for Douglass High School to purchase resource books, audio books, software updates, and data projectors.

Grant Funds Requested: $29,000

Improving the Academic Achievement of Social Studies Grades 1 & 3

Provides additional literacy titles to be placed in already existing Social Studies kits in all 1st and 3rd grades throughout the district.

Grant Funds Requested: $6,804

Media Centers

Douglass High, Hickman High, Rock Bridge High, Jefferson Junior High, Oakland Junior High, and West Junior High; each received $5,000 for Media Centers

Grant Funds Requested: $30,000

Language Arts Program for ESL

West Junior High – ‘Woodcock-Munoz,’, a language learning program, will be used in the language arts classes of ESL (English as a Second Language) in order to increase reading levels and writing abilities of ESL students.

Grant Funds Requested: $1,537

Increased Reading Support

West Boulevard Elementary – This project will support the literacy program at the first grade level by providing books for students to read at home as support for student literacy and facilitate an increase in parent involvement.

Grant Funds Requested: $2,000

More than Child’s Play

Rock Bridge Elementary: This program is designed to work with special needs students and expands the curriculum by providing hands-on activities to support literacy instruction for alternative learners.

Grant Funds Requested: $1,631

Calculating Literacy

Midway Heights Elementary – Literacy centers, volunteer/student activities and increased parental involvement using the new books and materials improve reading and math skills in kindergarten through third grade.

Grant Funds Requested: $4,000

Summer Reading Camp

Russell Boulevard Elementary – Reading camp is designed to use high-interest fiction and non-fiction books relating to the natural environment to help prevent the reading level regression that often occurs during the summer.

Grant Funds Requested: $1,179
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