CiviConnections, a program of the National Council for Social Studies (NCSS), links local historical inquiry with community service-learning activities nationwide in 3rd-12th grade classrooms. CiviConnections projects during the 2006-20007 school year will focus on poverty, health care, discrimination, and/or the environment. Maximum Award: $7,500. Eligibility: teams of three teachers from grades 3-12 in the same public school district with membership in NCSS, or agreeing to join if selected. Teams must partner with at least one local community agency and meet certain other requirements. See the website for details. Deadline: February 24, 2006.
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