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LPS Building Bridges

Research Team

Principal Investigator: Michael Scheel

Co-Principal Investigators: Gina Kunz

Funding Information

Funding Agency: Lincoln Public Schools

Award Date: Jul 1, 2011

End Date: Jun 30, 2015


The UNL Building Bridges Program at Lincoln Northeast High School will serve a minimum of 20 ninth-graders who are at risk of not graduating. Program oversight and coordination will be provided by University of Nebraska–Lincoln staff, a selected graduate student and college student volunteers working in a practicum class.

UNL will provide bi-annual reports including youth served and relevant outcomes.

Academic Intervention & Learning

Michael Scheel, right, with graduate students from the Building Bridges project.
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