Description of original award (Fiscal Year 2010, $80,000)
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.
Miller County New Vision Coalition, Inc. will utilize grant funds to operate for three extended hours per day for 150 days during the school year plus 20 days in the summer. Five certified teachers will deliver instruction and 3 extended day paraprofessionals will provide academic assistance and support for students and teachers. An adult education teacher/family advocate will provide literacy skills training to parents 3 hours an evening 2 evenings a week. The Program Manager and Site Manager will recruit and train four high school tutors and pay them to assist students with homework, test preparation, and study skills. New Vision will use state-of-the-art software to aid and assist the students in mastering the necessary skills they need to succeed. New Vision intends to address the whole student by exposing them to other activities of interest such as dance lessons, singing lessons, piano lessons, Quilting and Yoga lessons and martial arts lessons. The grantee will report required performance measures to OJJDP. NCA/NCF