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Malcolm X College one of three City Colleges of Chicago to receive $8.5 Million from Dept. of Education to Enhance Predominantly Black Institution

Malcolm X College one of three City Colleges of Chicago to receive $8.5 Million from Dept. of Education to Enhance Predominantly Black Institution

1/26/2012 12:00 AM

Malcolm X College received a formula grant of $250,000 per year for five years ($1.25 million total).  Plans for the grant award include:  
  • Enriching the academic experiences of African-American students by implementing a Saturday Academy for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to increase the retention rates of African-American students who enroll in remedial and post-remedial math classes;      
  • Increasing the success of students who scored below college level on the placement test by implementing the Level Up program, and      
  • Establishing a program of embedded tutors designed to focus on academic achievement and social integration.  
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Contact Information

Katheryn Hayes(312) 553-2719
Katheryn Hayes
Phone: 
(312) 553-2719

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