Monday, April 28, 2008

Three schools receive $100k grant, 4 others $10,000

Three of the District's schools have received $100,000 grants from Fight for Children in recognition of being "champions of quality."
Strong John Thomson Elementary School, a public school, was cited for its strong parental involvement. E.L. Haynes Public Charter School was selected for its academic enrichment programs. San Miguel Middle School, a private school run by St. John's College High School, was noted for its rigorous focus on reading and math.

Four runners-up got grants of $10,000: Cleveland Elementary School, Capital City Public Charter School, Washington Jesuit Academy and Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School.

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