Introduced as House Bill 1415 during the 2018 legislative session.Enacted under Subtitle 20, Chapter 361 of the Maryland Constitution.
All Maryland youth will become positive, productive citizens engaged in their community.
The purpose of the LEAP initiative is to provide grants to eligible schools to:
The LEAP competition is open to:
Eligible schools may:
County boards may apply on behalf of one or more eligible schools in the county.
An eligible school may apply for a grant only if the county superintendent endorses the school’s grant application.
Following are the local school systems which have a school or schools in which at least 80 percent of public school students qualify for the free and reduced price meals program.
List of Eligible SchoolsRevised April 2021
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