The following was released on Mon., Sept. 25, 2017 by the Allen County Education Partnership:
Fort Wayne, Indiana, September 25, 2017 - Lincoln Financial Foundation has awarded Allen County Education Partnership a grant for $35,000.00 in support of the agency's primary program, Project READS.
Project READS serves kindergarten through third grade students in Allen County who are currently reading below grade level. A trained volunteer is paired with each student for one hour a week to tutor that child in literacy skills. The program runs from mid-September through April.
Allen County Education Partnership, established in 1991, is a non-profit agency whose goal is to strengthen education by promoting excellence in teaching, training, and leadership. The agency's primary programs provide support for pre-K through 3rd grade literacy enrichment.
For more information about Allen County Education Partnership, contact Craig Nix or visit the agency's website at www.abouteducation.org.