Bradley County Schools, located in rural southeast Tennessee, serves a predominately at-risk student populationwith over 75 percent of its students coming from an economically disadvantaged background. The district plans tocreate college planning seminars for high school juniors that will take place on a college campus, offer ACT prep classes and ACT teacher professional development training, expand college visits that will include parent visits, pay for one college application fee, produce a quarterly career/college newsletter, develop college access events for students and parents, and create 8th grade transition workshops that focus on developing college aspirations, the middle-to-high school transition, and study-skills.
2011 Grant Recipients
The Network proudly announces the winners of its inaugural grants competition.
Thank you to everyone who participated! It was a tough competition with 66 grant applications submitted from across the state. The 11 winning project proposals will serve more than 11,300 students and families across the state.