For teacher stipends and expenses to support a music summer camp implementing the Orff Method.
In support of the Bridges to Learning Program for the 2001-2002 school year. The program consists of individualized assessments of students' cognitive and perceptual learning abilities and individualized plans for remediation based on the Structure of Intellect model of intelligence.
For support of the 2001-2002 Speech and Debate Program, including field trips to colleges; and for a summer camp component.
In support of the 2001-2002 National Academic League in Baltimore City middle schools. The league provides extracurricular interscholastic programming in a competition and media atmosphere associated with athletic events to encourage higher academic achievement.
To evaluate the "Fast ForWord" computer-based training program, a reading program designed for children with language-based learning impairments. The program incorporates adaptive technology, matching participants' incoming skill level, while focusing on re-enforcing key predictors to reading success: phonemic awareness, phonological awareness and language skills.
To support a coordinator to assist with the implementation of the 100 Book Challenge program in elementary schools. The program is designed to help teachers, families, and administrators create positive environments in which children learn to read independently.
For scholarships to enable 22 inner-city students to attend the Academy's Traditional School and Special Needs School in a year-round structured learning environment. The Academy enrolls students who have failed in a regular public school setting and who can take advantage of its specialized curriculum, individualized attention and counseling.
To provide scholarships enabling Baltimore City public school at-risk students to attend parochial schools in Baltimore City during the 2001-2002 school year. By participating in this model delinquency and dropout prevention program, these students are expected to benefit from smaller classes, one-to-one instruction and a structured educational setting.
To provide tuition assistance at St. Elizabeth of Hungary School for children of the purchasers of Patterson Park Community Development Corporation's renovated homes.
Two grants for general support of programs designed to integrate the cultural arts into the curriculum of Maryland's public schools.