Butler Co. Community Resource Council
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
The Butler County Community Resource Council seeks to continue the AmeriCorps: Poplar Bluff's Promise (APBP) program in Butler County, MO. The program reduces academic failure among at risk students to improve upon local community problems such as poverty and crime. Since the program began in 2004, APBP has achieved outstanding results for students served--approximately 70% improving grades, 65% improving school behavior, 85% improving school attendance and 90% improving reading levels.