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Gary, Other Schools Get Federal Education Grants

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July 19, 2013 — from TheStatehouseFile.com

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz awarded more than $26 million in Federal School Improvement Grants to several Indiana schools Thursday. The grants are meant to help low-performing schools improve in all areas.

“I am honored to award these grants today,” Ritz said in a statement. “I am strongly committed to providing much needed resources for low-performing schools in our state. In addition to these grants, the Department of Education is committed to providing outreach to all schools, and partnering with community leaders throughout Indiana to ensure that Hoosiers students receive the equitable and high quality education they deserve.”

The recipients include:

  • Edison Learning Theodore Roosevelt Career and Tech Academy, $1,474,000
  • Arlington High School, $1,402,000
  • Thomas Carr Howe Community High School, $1,329,000
  • Emma Donnan Middle School, $1,329,000
  • Emmerich Manual High School, $1,329,000
  • Glenwood Leadership Academy, $505,000
  • John Marshall Community High School, $505,000
  • Lincoln School, $250,000
  • Dunbar Pulaski Middle School, $250,000
  • Longfellow Magnet Middle School, $250,000
  • McGary Middle School, $125,000
  • Lew Wallace STEM Academy, $125,000
  • Caze Elementary School, $60,000
  • Watson Academy, $60,000
  • West Side Leadership Academy, $60,000
  • Benjamin Franklin Elementary School, $60,000
  • Options Charter School Noblesville, $55,000
  • Jennings County Middle School, $50,000
  • Raymond Brandes Elementary School #65, $1,288,489.87 (Grant Year 1)
  • Allen Elementary School, $675,473 (Grant Year 1)
  • Dr. Bernard C. Watson Academy for Boys, $1,797,979 (Grant Year 2)
  • Broad Ripple Magnet, $1,028089 (Grant Year 2)
  • Dickinson Fine Arts Academy:  $1,345,655.00 (Grant Year 2)
  • McGary Middle School:  $1,088,516.02 (Grant Year 2)
  • Fountain Square Academy Charter:  $1,122,446.67 (Grant Year 2)
  • 21st Century Charter of Gary:  $1,254,134.00 (Grant Year 2)
  • Lew Wallace High School (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Academy:  $1,999,993.33 (Grant Year 3)
  • Bailly Preparatory Academy:  $1,767,448.00 (Grant Year 3)
  • H.L. Harshman Middle School:  $1,755,349.00 (Grant Year 3)
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