Michigan to receive $16.7M to fix low-performing schools

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Michigan is getting help to fix low-performing schools.

The award is part of $95 million in US Education Department of School Improvement grants being given to ten states.
Michigan was awarded $16.7 million.

That is second to the $47 million being given to Texas.

Also on the list: Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Montana, North Dakota, Nevada and Oregon.

States will distribute the money in sub-grants to individual school districts that show the greatest need and the strongest commitment to raising student achievement.


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