Project Ignition supports students and their advisors in meeting classroom objectives while creating and implementing awareness and engagement campaigns designed to increase teen traffic safety. Student teams host events, form community-wide partnerships, work on local and state policy, produce public service announcements, and more while receiving academic credit for their service-learning projects. Twenty-five schools will be selected on the basis of their campaign proposals to receive $2,000 grants to implement campaigns from January to April of the 2011-12 school year. Ten of these schools will be selected to receive an additional $5,000 to support their participation in a significant national conference or event. These ten schools also will be given the opportunity to receive an additional $2,500 to expand their campaigns during the following school year.

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