Phoenix schools/students can benefit from city’s education grants website

The city of Phoenix Youth and Education Programs Office has compiled a list of available grants for schools and youth programs.  Complete information can be found on the School and Teacher grants page.  Schools, teachers, and youth program staff can visit the Web site often to receive current updates about available grants.

Educational grants highlighted on the list include the Arts in Education Grant from the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture and the Intel Foundation Schools of Distinction Program grant, which both have an application deadline of Feb. 17.  The list also includes the U.S. Department of Education Partnerships in Character Education Program and the National Association of Biology Teachers Ecology/Environmental Teaching Award among others.

The Youth and Education Office provides resource information for schools and youth programs and serves as a catalyst for Phoenix youth to express their voices.  The office facilitates the Outstanding Young Man Young Woman and Principal for a Day programs and manages know99, the city’s educational television channel.  Additionally, youth and education staff oversees the U.S. Airways Center Suite Program, staffs the Phoenix Youth Commission, and sends out a monthly e-newsletter to Phoenix schools.

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