Seven Indiana schools are receiving a total of $8 million in grants to help pay for improving their academic achievement levels.
The Indiana Department of Education announced the awards Thursday.
School Improvement Grants are awarded to low-performing schools that submit compelling plans to use the funds to raise student achievement levels. The total amount awarded to Indiana schools is over $8 million over the next three years.
The grants come from federal funds.
Schools receiving grants include: Stonybrook Middle School in Indianapolis, Fairview Elementary School and Highland Park Elementary in Bloomington, Lake Ridge Middle School in Gary, Chamberlain Elementary School in Goshen, Sarah Scott Middle School in Terre Haute and McCulloch Middle School in Marion.
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