S364A070170Klawock School DistrictBox 9Klawock, AK 99925Richard Carlson(907) 755-2320Recommended Grant: $243,872.00Rural Klawock School District will use Improving Literacy Through School Libraries funding tomeet the needs of 166 students in grades preK – 12. The goals of the Klawock School Districtare to: increase library literacy resources in areas of need; improve student achievement; andincrease library use by families, students, and teachers. Objectives of these goals includeincreasing library resources, increasing resources in areas of need, improving studentachievement, increasing student proficiency on the High School Graduation QualifyingExamination, and increasing the number of families using the library. By expanding libraryhours, hiring a library media specialist, providing professional development, and purchasinglibrary resources, anticipated outcomes include increased student achievement, increased use of library resources, and increased use of library media resources integrated into classroominstruction.S364A070245Kashunamiat School District985 KSD WayChevak, AK 99563Annice Bender (907) 858-6118Recommended Grant: $268,096.00Receiving a Literacy for School Libraries grant will make it possible for the Kashunamiat SchoolDistrict, which consists of 350 students and is in a rural area about 600 miles west of Anchorage,to acquire up-to-date books and use advanced technologies incorporated into the district’scurricula to develop and enhance the research and critical thinking skills of the students. Thefunding will also facilitate Internet links and resource sharing networks; deliver high quality professional development for teachers, administrators, and parents; and provide increased accessto the library during non- school hours, weekends, and vacation periods.