Hands on Atlanta, Inc.
Commission AmeriCorps State Fixed Amount Grants FY 2012
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Beginning July 2012, Hands On Atlanta (HOA) will sponsor 27 full-time AmeriCorps members to support existing whole-school reform efforts in the Atlanta Public Schools System (APS). Members will serve as trained tutors, equipped with evidence-based learning models, for students across 9 Atlanta public schools, i.e.,3 elementary schools and 6 middle schools. By the end of the 2012-13 school year, HOA will: (a) tutor 36 elementary school students, 45% of whom will achieve quarterly reading mastery levels; (b) tutor 144 middle school students in appropriate math modules, 50% of whom will demonstrate significant improvement; (c) serve 36 elementary school students in the After-School Enrichment Program, 60% of whom will demonstrate increased school engagement and 45% improved reading proficiency.