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03/24/14

$300,000 Awarded to Indiana Schools

Indiana Daily Student (03/24/14) Wildeman, M.K

The Indiana Department of Education announced that 53 groups would receive 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants this year, including the Monroe County Community School Corporation, which received $300,000. Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz issued $11.1 million in grants, with awards ranging between $50,000 and $300,000. The grants will help communities with high instances of poverty and low-performing schools, targeting after-school programs in particular. Ritz said, "These groups work throughout the state to support student learning and development in communities affected by poverty. I am honored to award these organizations which are working every day to strengthen our communities."
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