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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
08/03/2021 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #21-257, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award below in the amount and for the period indicated:

FY22 Civics Teaching and Learning Grant, for the period July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 in the amount of $45,000.00. Grant SC2207.

Description: This grant is a collaborative effort between the history departments in Cambridge and Somerville whose high school teachers will engage in joint professional development with Harvard University's Democratic Knowledge Project (DKP) on youth participatory politics and student-led civics projects and then incorporate student-led civics projects into their courses. This project will cumulate in a joint showcase of the works of students from both high schools. The grant will provide stipends for participating teachers as well as the joint professional development program from DKP and guest speakers.