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ERIC Number: EJ613631
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-8756-0534
Energy Express: Connecting Communities and Intervention on Behalf of Schoolchildren in West Virginia.
Butera, Gretchen; McMullen, Lynn; Phillips, Ruthellen
Journal of Research in Rural Education, v16 n1 p30-39 Spr 2000
Energy Express is a summer reading and nutrition program for disadvantaged young children in 80 rural West Virginia communities. College student/AmeriCorps mentors support childrens' literacy by creating a print-rich environment, using a place-based curriculum, and providing activities, including a community service project. Two case studies describe how community characteristics impact program implementation. (Contains 25 references.) (TD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: West Virginia