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Why Restorative Practices Benefit All Students

A significant percentage of the achievement gap between students of color and white students is caused by punitive discipline. As a response to this inequitable school model of punitive discipline measures, restorative practices are growing in schools across the nation. Brian H. Smith, Ph.D., a research scientist with the Committee for Children, shares his perspectives on the current status and future directions of discipline in schools. Read More

 

 

2017-20 Cohort 9 RFA

Important Dates
• Letter of intent due: May 4, 2017
• Applications due: May 26, 2017
• Grant period: October 1, 2017 – September 30, 2020

The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) grant is a competitive grant that provides federal funding to establish community learning centers that provide academic, artistic and cultural enrichment opportunities for students and their families. These opportunities must occur during non-school hours or periods when school is not in session to help students attending high-poverty and low-performing schools to meet state and local standards in core academic subjects. Centers must also offer students a broad array of activities that can complement their regular academic programs, to offer literacy and other educational services to their families.