South Carolina

As Middle School Students Thrive in Summer Learning Programs, Schools & Communities Plan to Expand Access

The New York Life Foundation supports BELL and its school and nonprofit partners with a $3.5 million grant creating summer learning opportunities for 11,000 middle school students Learn More

Scholars in BELL’s 2015 Summer Programs Show Significant Gains in Reading, Math Achievement

Given an alternative to “summer slide,” elementary and middle school scholars gain 20-to-30 percent of a school year in reading and math skills Learn More

Charlotte Observer: Community Foundation gives $375,000 to youth agencies

Foundation for the Carolinas fund awards $375,000 in grants; Money goes for agencies serving children and youth in Mecklenburg County; Grants fund programs that foster economic opportunity Learn More

Greenville Journal: Program aims to prevent high school dropouts in middle school

$15 million early intervention program aims to keep students on track to graduation Learn More