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School-Based Language Learning Centers for At-Risk Youth

Award Information

Award #
2010-JL-FX-0523
Location
Awardee County
Cache
Congressional District
Status
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2010
Total funding (to date)
$250,000
Original Solicitation

Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $250,000)

The OJJDP FY 10 Earmarks Program furthers the Department's mission by providing grants, cooperative agreements, and other assistance authorized by the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, as amended, to organizations identified in the Conference Report to accompany the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (P.L. 111-117), H.R. Conf. Rep. No. 111-366 at 702-714.

Logan City School District (LCSD) is creating the School-Based Language Learning Centers for At-Risk Youth Project. This project is designed to encourage at-risk K-12th grade ELL/ESL students to stay in school and to reduce juvenile delinquency among ELL/ESL students by providing them targeted instruction and mentoring. The project will serve students with limited English proficiency (ELL/ESL) in LCSD elementary, middle, and high schools. Many of the ELL/ESL students of the Logan City School District (LCSD) face considerable obstacles and risk factors, not the least of which is limited English proficiency. LCSD ELL/ESL students will have the opportunity to participate in focused afterschool and summer activities designed to provide the academic and social support they need. The goal of the project is to improve student behavior, increase student learning, and facilitate assimilation of ELL/ESL students into the broader student body. Performance will be measured by the percentage of youth who complete program requirements; percentage of youth with whom an evidence-based program/practice was used; percentage of youth who offend/reoffend; and percentage of youth who exhibit desired change in targeted behaviors. NCA/NCF

Date Created: September 6, 2010