Press Release

November 16, 2017

$1.8 MILLION AWARDED IN STUDENT SUPPORT AND ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT GRANTS

The State Board of Education voted unanimously to award grants to 11 schools totaling $1,843,000. The schools earned the funds through a competitive grant process. The U.S. Department of Education Title IV grants will help fund student support and academic enrichment projects. Grant-winning schools focused on projects that provide well-rounded educational opportunities, safe and healthy students, and effective use of technology.

The following districts will receive Title IV-A, SSAE grants:

  • Hastings Public Schools………………………………. $228,334
  • Lyons-Decatur Northeast Schools……………….. $70,096
  • Bancroft-Rosalie Community Schools…………. $30,000
  • Fremont Public Schools………………………………. $35,000
  • Omaha Public Schools……………………………….. $418,601
  • Grand Island Public Schools……………………….. $276,896
  • O’Neil Public Schools………………………………….. $79,779
  • Lincoln Public Schools…………………………………. $392,157
  • Bayard Public Schools…………………………………. $78,302
  • Bellevue Public Schools……………………………….. $152,335
  • Scottsbluff Public Schools…………………………….. $81,500

For additional information, please contact Diane Stuehmer by phone (402-471-1740) or email (diane.stuehmer@nebraska.gov

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David Jespersen
Public Information Officer, Nebraska Department of Education
402-471-4537
david.jespersen@nebraska.gov
@NDE_News