Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
3/25/2013 - 7:30 PM  
Category:
Consent Agenda  
Type:
Action  
Subject:
10.11 (Item #12) Authorize submission for the Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) grant to support the Crossroads Program  
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Enclosure:
 
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Summary:
Staff requests permission to submit an application to Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust (FACT) for the Contra Costa County FACT Grant in the amount of $73,000 to provide support services for teen parents at Crossroads High School. MDUSD has been the recipient of the FACT grant since 2005. These funds will be used to encourage continued school enrollment, improve academic performance, and promote understanding of child development and the adoption of positive parenting practices. This grant supports student learning by providing a program that includes mentoring and tutoring, parenting and life skills education. Services will include reading support, math support, career exploration, counseling, and strengthening parenting skills. This is a one year renewable grant.  
Funding:
Funding is provided by Contra Costa County Family and Children's Trust.  
Recommendation
Approve submission of the grant application and acceptance if awarded.  
Approvals:
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Stephanie Roberts - Director of Development
Signed By:  
Bill Morones - School Support Administrator
Signed By:  
Rose Lock - Assistant Superintendent of Middle
Signed By:  
Bryan Richards - Chief Financial Officer
Signed By:  
Steven Lawrence - Superintendent