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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
 
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Meeting Date
April 12, 2016

Agenda Item Title
Recommend Approval of Supplementary Funding Request for Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Student Science Enrichment Program

Staff Present

​Nancy Addison, Director PreK-12 Science & Math

Wayne Fisher, Elementary Science Specialist



Main Points

​The project goal is to provide an opportunity for 600 rising 5th grade students at five CMS Title I schools to experience Camp Invention in the summer and Club Invention during the school year to close the achievement gap on the 5th Grade Science End-of-Grade exam.



Fiscal Implications
Funding requested from Burroughs Wellcome Fund -  $153,375.00 over 3 years


Agenda Item Type
consent items


Motion
Recommend Approval of Supplementary Funding Request for Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Student Science Enrichment Program