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Bureau:    Office of Justice Programs
Account:    Juvenile justice program (15-0405)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Director, OBMS
Contact Information:    http://WWW.USDOJ.GOV   202-514-2007
Juvenile-based services for prevention, control, or reduction of juvenile delinquency - Brookdale Community College Project OPTIMIST, NJ.

1 recipient will receive $148,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 31
Description: Brookdale Community College will train 20 middle school mathematics teachers to help 150 at-risk students develop their math and technology skills through after school and summer camp programs. The goal of the OPTIMIST II: Algebra to Career Success Program is to prepare at-risk middle school students for greater success in high school and to increase enrollment and persistence in college, technical training, and employment in demand occupations. The program will engage middle school students, teachers, guidance counselors, and parents from the three urban school districts of Asbury Park, Long Branch, and Neptune, New Jersey. The program will submit in GMS categorical progress reports to include teacher-developed learning modules, teacher and student surveys, and assessment of student skill levels before and after program participation.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Brookdale Community College (78255593) $148 Public Educational Institution
765 Newman Springs Rd.
Lincroft, NJ
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $150,000 for Brookdale Community College for Project OPTIMIST in NJ;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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