Oct 01 2003

Graham Announces $2.5 Million for Anderson School District 5

WASHINGTON- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, today announced Anderson County School District 5 will receive a $2.499 million Smaller Learning Communities grant. The Smaller Learning Communities Program is designed to support academic achievement through the implementation of and expansion of small, safe, and successful learning environments in large public high schools. “These grants will help South Carolina schools provide a more complete, effective and personalized learning experience for our students,” said Graham. “The small learning community programs promote achievement and are designed to work with students to address their interests and to encourage success in those fields.” The grants were awarded by the U.S. Department of Education. ####