Grant Will Help Students and Teachers Succeed
By: Pam Cox
August 11, 2008
Both Effingham County and South Effingham High Schools in coalition with Camden County High School have been awarded a 3.9 million dollar federal grant which will be used to improve student achievement, engage and motivate students to maximize their full potential and create smaller, more personalized school environments where all students are welcomed, engaged in learning and motivated to succeed.
The Small Learning Communities grant, which will be awarded over a five year period, is divided among the three high schools as follows:
A significant portion of
The Retention/Transition Specialist will focus on ninth graders to ensure low drop out rates and provide support for at-risk students. He or she will also work with the Instructional Coach to implement planned SLC structures and strategies.