IRL After-school

In Real Life (IRL) is a network of coordinated after-school programs that serves Asheville Middle School and Montford North Star Academy students. IRL strives to provide programming that reflects the diverse and varied needs of Asheville's youth.
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Grants and Scholarships For Educators

Our Grants and Scholarships for Educators programs provide resources and funds to ensure Asheville supports and retains excellent teachers and staff.
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TAPAS is an arts-integration program that implements high quality artist residencies to create craft and performance experiences across all curriculum. Since 2010, TAPAS has impacted more than 7,000 students, trained over 50 artists, and provided more than 800 days of artists in residence.
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Racial Equity

We understand that advancing racial equity begins with each of us, and inside each of our organizations. We envision a day when all children in the Asheville City Schools discover their unique talents and dreams, fulfill their potential, and our district shines as a national model of excellence with equity.
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Student Scholarships for College

We provide over $200,000 in new and renewing scholarships each year to help Asheville City Schools students continue to excel after graduation. Since 2000, over 2.6 million has been awarded to students.
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