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Florida Holocaust Museum Character Education Programs: Character Education Teaching Trunks and Student Awareness Days

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Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2004, $494,739)

The Florida Holocaust Museum will implement Character Education Programs available to all Florida, K-12 schools. The programs' goals are to use character education to reduce prejudicial, racist, and intolerant attitudes in youth through the loan of Education Teaching Trunks containing multi-media teaching materials. The museum's strategy includes increasing its current inventory of trunks; producing 20 new trunks focused on human rights/genocide and arts teaching; and targeting new audiences including at-risk youth. The museum will also host 5 Student Awareness Days annually (serving approximately 100 students a day) and offer special character education programming and tours. The museum will report on performance outputs such as number of trunks developed; number of trunks requested by schools; and number of participants in Student Awareness Days. The museum will also report performance measures including teacher and student responses to pre- and post surveys designed to reflect changes in attitude and depth of learning. Florida Holocaust Museum will report their findings to OJJDP in the grantee's Categorical Assistance Progress Reports.NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 30, 2004