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Juvenile-based services for prevention, control, or reduction of juvenile delinquency - Texas A&M University.

1 recipient will receive $247,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Code: 209
Description: Texas A&M University-Corpus Cristi will continue to implement the Supporting and Training of At-Risk Students (STARS) project, an intervention program targeting high school dropout, alcohol and drug abuse, lack of parental involvement, and victimization of adjudicated youth, within the barrio of Corpus Cristi, Texas. The primary goal is to improve decision-making skills of adjudicated and at-risk youth with focus on academic success, improving familial relationships, decreasing traumatic victimization, and reducing rates of substance abuse, truancy, and high school dropouts. The project activities will include the provision of: 1) initial/follow-up assessments of participants, 2) research-based prevention and intervention lessons, 3) after-school tutoring, literacy assistance and academic advising, 4) counseling services, and 4) career advising and mentorship.
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
Texas A And M University Corpus Christi (95100152) $247 Public Educational Institution
Office of Graduate Studies And Research NRC 2700
6300 Ocean Drive
Corpus Christi, TX
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: Pub. L. No. 108-447
Method: User entered excerpt
Citation Excerpt: $250,000 for Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi programs decreasing behaviors in at-risk youth;

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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