La. District Receives $300,000 Grant for Literacy Programs

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Rapides Parish School District will put a $300,000 state grant to work to improve literacy in six middle schools this year.

A team with the district wrote a grant application for part of the $4 million competitive Believe and Include grant initiative to serve students with disabilities.

State Superintendent of Education John C. White presented the large check to the district on Monday at Tioga Jr. High School -- one of the six schools participating in the grant.

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