Dallas Co. Schools Gets School Improvement Grant

Tools

By George McDonald

From the CBS 8 West Alabama Newsroom-- Dallas County Schools gets a $3.4 million dollar school improvement grant to help boost student achievement. Superintendent Dr. Fannie Major-McKenzie says the grant will mean more teachers and more resources for students at Southside High School and Brantley Elementary School. She says the funds will also be used for the professional development of teachers and a data system to monitor student achievement and progress. "Those things will better enable us to ensure that students are learning at the level they need to learn and master those skills that are necessary to do well in the world of work or in college or whatever," said Major-McKenzie. Eleven schools in six public school systems across the state were awarded grants.

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 1000 Characters Left

WNCF and its affiliated companies are not responsible for the content of comments posted or for anything arising out of use of the above comments or other interaction among the users. Comments are posted on site immediately and without station moderation. If you feel a comment is inappropriate you may flag it for review. For guidelines on flagging comments see our Terms & Conditions. We reserve the right to screen, refuse to post, remove or edit user-generated content at any time and for any or no reason in our absolute and sole discretion without prior notice, although we have no duty to do so or to monitor any Public Forum.

What's Trending