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Assistance League awards CPS teachers nearly $100,000 (Posted 10/12/16)

The Assistance League of Mid-Missouri has awarded 187 Columbia Public Schools teachers a total of $98,391.56 through its Links to Learning awards.
Links to Learning is a competitive program that provides funding for projects designed and implemented by CPS teachers. An allocation committee comprised of members of the Assistance League reviews all proposals in September and awards are announced in October. Since 1992, awards have been given for the following purposes:
  • Enrich student learning experiences related to school district curriculum
  • Improve students' achievement
  • Involve and benefit students
  • Foster interdisciplinary instruction, enhance higher order thinking skills and/or support multi-age structures