Working To Enhance The Quality Of Life
In Baltimore And In Maryland.

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Teach For America-Baltimore

For the continuation of an initiative to recruit, train and provide ongoing support for 85 new Teach For America corps members. These recent college graduates, who make a two-year commitment to teach in Baltimore City public schools, are also offered an opportunity to earn a Master of Arts in Teaching at Johns Hopkins University.

The Piney Woods School

To provide scholarships for selected underachieving students from Baltimore City for the 2002-2003 school year. The grant also includes funding for the salary of a retention counselor whose responsibilities are to encourage positive attitudes, appropriate social behavior and academic achievement.

Office of the Mayor

For support of the Baltimore City Mayoral Fellowship Summer 2002 Program. The program placed 12 graduate and six undergraduate students in City agencies for ten weeks during the summer. The purpose of the program is to generate interest in pursuing careers in Baltimore City government among qualified university students.

KIPP Baltimore, Inc.

Toward the establishment of a Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) Academy, a middle school (grades 5 to 8) based on high expectations for academic achievement and conduct, extended day, community leadership skill training, music training, mandatory enrichment weekend programs and summer school.

The Ingenuity Project

For continued support of the 2002-2003 Ingenuity Project, an intensive math and science curriculum for Baltimore City public middle- and high-school students, with emphasis on scientific research and preparation for national competitions.


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