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The Challenge Program

Award Information

Award #
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2006, $740,421)

The Challenge Program is designed to help students understand the correlation between educational achievement and long-term success. This program will offer monetary incentives and rewards for academic achievement and positive behavior. 100,000 students will be served in 112 high schools.

The program will establish a business ambassador network and help youth gain employment. NCA/NCF

Date Created: August 15, 2006