Elementary school in Conway receives 21st Century Learning grant

vgrooms@thesunnews.comJuly 31, 2013 

— Horry County Schools’ Pee Dee Elementary School has received a 21st Century Community Learning Center grant that will bring in $507,000 over the next four years, according to a news release from the school district. The award is one of 11 grants awarded statewide to provide academic enrichment activities to students before school, after school and during the summer.

The federally funded grants, authorized under No Child Left Behind, are awarded through a competitive process. Funding eligibility is extended to public school districts, individual public schools, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations and other public or private organizations. Also, partnerships composed of two such organizations or consortiums of partners are eligible to apply for funding.

Learn more about the program at http://tinyurl.com/7nx37vb.

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