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FY 2017 AmeriCorps National Direct

Executive Summary

AARP Foundation proposes to have 491 AmeriCorps members who will provide sustained tutoring and classroom literacy assistance in high need communities with large percentages of K-3 students who are below grade level in reading in Baltimore, MD; Bay Area, CA; Boston, MA; Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN; Philadelphia, PA; Portland, OR; and Washington, D.C. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for tutoring 7,200 students throughout the year (ED 2) and improving the academic performance (ED 5) of 4,320 students. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area(s) of Education. The CNCS investment of $1,349,565 will be matched with $1,355,017, $701,800 of local, state, and federal funds in public funding and $653,217 of non-government funds in private funding.

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