Soccer Learning Academy

J.R. Tucker High

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The Soccer Learning Academy is a pilot summer program for male English Language Learners that combines the game of soccer with academic language skills using a soccer-based curriculum. Part of the academic day is devoted to athletic conditioning and soccer specific training. The program encourages student achievement as those who actively engage in academics have the opportunity to play soccer and receive soccer gear.

Funding Amount: $11,000

Number of people impacted: 58

Grant recipients: Jim Dorton-Teacher & Brittany Okuda-ESL Teacher