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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
more Toledo schools are receiving grant money to help students.
Ohio Department of Education awarded the 21st Century Learning Grant
to TPS, allowing after-school programs at Jones, Everette and Riverside
called 21st Century Community Learning Centers. The centers will
provide academic enrichment opportunities during non-school hours for children,
specifically, students who attend high-poverty and low-performing schools. They
will help students meet state and local standards in core academic subjects.
find research that after the hours of 4-7 is when you find students get
themselves in trouble," said Superintendent Romules Durant. "What we're doing
is provided curricular activity where students can engage in academic
enrichment, nutrition, and physical activity."
Toledo schools are already part of the program, assisting 150 students. The
three new centers will help 75 students.
Burton has been attending the center at Spring Elementary School.
used to talk a lot," Burton said. "I used to get in trouble, but now with the
program, it's helped me progress from that."
centers are a partnership between TPS and the YMCA/JCC of Greater Toledo. The
results have been impressive.
shows that those that are in academic enrichment programs for 30 days or more,
they will retain their materials for things learned," said Sarah Otis, with the