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AmeriCorps National Direct FY 2014

Executive Summary

AARP Experience Corps will have 605 AmeriCorps members (32 QT and 573 MT) who will tutor children struggling to read at grade level in kindergarten through third grade in 104 schools in: Baltimore City, MD; Bay Area, CA (Oakland, San Francisco, Berkeley); Boston/Revere, MA; Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Portland, OR; and Washington, DC. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for student academic improvement in reading/literacy performance (measured by standardized assessment data). In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 679 volunteers also engaged in the same type of tutoring to even more kindergarten through third grade children in need of reading assistance. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. The CNCS investment of $1,664,173 will be matched with $1,800,208, $ 1,005,076 in public funding and $795,132 in private funding.

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