Library Grants To Be Awarded To Area Schools
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:23:54 CST
(Springfield)--Secretary of State and State Librarian Jessie White announced school grants totaling up to one and a half million dollars taht will be distributed to 642 school districts. The grants are part of the 2013 School District Library Program Grants. Locally the Hillsboro School District received over twelve hundred dollars; the Litchfield, Panhandle, and Nokomis School Districts will be receiving seven hundred thirty five dollars and fifty cents each.
The grants were based on a formula of seventy five cents per student, with the minimum grant awarded being $735.50. The funding could be used for library materials, electronic subscriptions, and improved technology for student research.
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