May 25 2004

Graham Announces $248,000 Grant for Lander University

WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today announced Lander University will receive a $248,525 grant to support the university’s Montessori program. The funds will be used for several purposes including:
  • an increase in the number of low-income children served by the preschool program;
  • adding elementary certification to the Montessori Teacher Education Program;
  • collaborating with local school officials in establishing a Montessori magnet school; and
  • conducting research on the effectiveness of Montessori education for kindergarten and elementary-aged children.
The grant was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. ####