Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona

Contact Information

PO Box 210158
Tucson, AZ 85721 - 0158
(520) 626-2422
FY 2016 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission Fixed and EAP (New and Cont)

Executive Summary

Executive Summary

The University of Arizona South (UA South) AmeriCorps Teachers for Southern Arizona (ACTS) program proposes to have 20 AmeriCorps Professional Corps members annually who will serve as highly-qualified teachers in up to 13 High-Need Title I school districts in rural and border areas of Southern Arizona. At the end of the first program year, AmeriCorps member teachers will help effect increased academic achievement in 65% of students completing a CNCS-supported education program. The ACTS program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education. This is a Fixed Grant request with a request for a CNCS investment of $1000 per MSY totaling $20,000 per year. The program is supported by public funding.

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