ND gets fed grant to address low-achieving schools

Posted: Monday, April 21, 2014 8:10 am
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Updated: 2:15 pm, Mon Apr 21, 2014.

ND gets fed grant to address low-achieving schools

Associated Press |

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is among 10 states getting more than $95 million from the federal government to address low-achieving schools.


The money is through the Department of Education’s School Improvement Grants program. North Dakota is getting $1.1 million.

Federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan says in a statement that when schools fail, children and neighborhoods suffer. He says turning around low-achieving schools helps provide a better education for students who need it most.

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Updated: 2:15 pm.

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