ERIC Number: ED311126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Grants for Excellence. Project Manual 1987-1988.
Denes, Julie, Ed.
The New Haven Initiative for Excellence in Education is a private sector endeavor to support public schools in New Haven (Connecticut). The Initiative's premiere program is the Grants for Excellence program. Grants of up to $500 are available to teachers, administrators, and parents to fund special innovative teaching projects not normally funded by the school system budget. This document presents detailed descriptions of 77 such projects funded by the Initiative during the 1987-1988 school year, and covering the following areas of education: (1) special education; (2) primary; (3) middle; and (4) secondary. The following information is provided for each project: (1) description, including name of grant recipient, educational level, subject, number of students served, school, and project duration; (2) activities; (3) budget; (4) special equipment; (5) outcomes; and (6) comments from staff and/or students. Also included are an index of names; lists of 1987 and 1988 contributors; and lists of the project's staff, steering committee, and grant reviewers. (PB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Grants, Private Financial Support, Program Descriptions, Special Education, Special Programs, Supplementary Education, Urban Education
New Haven Initiative for Excellence in Education, One State Street, New Haven, CT 06510.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
Sponsor: New Haven Foundation, CT.; Carolyn Foundation, Minneapolis, Minn.; Public Education Fund, Pittsburgh, PA.
Authoring Institution: New Haven Initiative for Excellence in Education, CT.
Identifiers - Location: Connecticut (New Haven)