$1M in investments will enhance academic opportunities, college and career exploration, & social-emotional learning to support student achievement and wellbeing in response to COVID-19
Today, the Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning announced $1 million in community investments to enhance summer learning opportunities for more than 1,400 kindergarten through 12th grade youth in Seattle. Funds will support community-based organizations to provide academic experiences, college and career exploration, and enrichment opportunities for Seattle youth, focusing on social-emotional learning.
2022 is the second consecutive year DEEL will partner with community organizations on summer programming for youth to address the impact of COVID-19 on student learning. This year, 19 organizations will receive awards ranging from $11,400 to $75,000. Programs will serve historically underserved youth disproportionately impacted by systemic inequities and disruptions to learning caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.[Read more…]