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Rejecting Violence, Building Resilience: A School Violence Prevention Program

Award Information

Award #
Awardee County
Baltimore City
Congressional District
Funding First Awarded
Total funding (to date)
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2008, $169,926)

The Violence Prevention Program: Rejecting Violence, Building Resilience at Patterson Park Public Charter School, Inc. (PPPCS) seeks to decrease negative behaviors, increase school connectedness, engage and train parents and increase academic achievement. The project consists of social and academic interventions for at-risk students, a parent leadership and training program, professional development for staff, and leadership development for middle school students. The project will serve the 500+ students enrolled at PPPCS in grades K-7 and their parents. The project seeks to serve 50 students in the at-risk afterschool program, 25 parents in the training program, at least 40 staff, and 100 students in the leadership training. Progress will be measured by attendance and participation in the programs, standardized test scores, and the number of suspensions. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 16, 2008