School Turnaround AmeriCorps Commission State Competitive FY 2013
216 AmeriCorps members will serve 1,805 elementary and high school students and 1,374 family and community members through extended day learning, one-on-one tutoring, and community/family/parent engagement in Carrabec, Ellsworth, Sumner, Livermore Falls/Jay, and Portland, ME. At the end of their year of service, the academic performance of the lowest performing students will advance in accordance with the state mandated standards. This project will focus on the CNCS focus area of school turnaround. The CNCS investment of $727,075 will be matched with $311,407.