ERIC Number: ED416043
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
The Education Alliance: Business and Community for Public Schools. Annual Report, 1997.
Education Alliance, Charleston, WV.
Formerly the West Virginia Education Fund, the Education Alliance is a nonprofit organization that serves as a catalyst for business and community involvement in West Virginia public schools. This annual report describes the following Education Alliance activities during 1997: (1) Mini-Grants for Classroom Projects (grants to 195 teachers of up to $500 for innovative learning projects); (2) Partnerships in Education, promoting cooperative links between schools and businesses or community organizations; (3) Read Aloud West Virginia (enrichment activities such as Readers in the Schools and book distribution); (4) Business Council for Education, consisting of businesses committed to improving educational quality in West Virginia; (5) Working on Wellness, supporting school programs and activities that promote student health; (6) Education Policy Research Institute, conducting educational research, evaluation, and policy analysis; (7) Ashland Inc. Day on Campus; (8) parent involvement awards; and (9) Tech Corps-West Virginia, supporting technology integration in the classroom. Also included are a financial statement, schedule of functional expenses, photographs, and lists of contributors and board of directors. (SV)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Community Involvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Support, Health Promotion, Parent Participation, Partnerships in Education, Policy Analysis, Public Schools, Reading Aloud to Others, School Business Relationship, School Support, Voluntary Agencies, Volunteers
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA.
Authoring Institution: Education Alliance, Charleston, WV.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia