Senators: More than $2.6 million for Rocky Boy students
Two Grants Will Help Students From Kindergarten To College
Another $397,554 grant for
The Rocky Boy Schools will also receive a $263,881 grant to implement an early childhood education program to increase kindergarten readiness for 3 and 4 year-olds. The program will focus on math and science, social skills, attendance and parent involvement. The schools receiving the dollars include
“These grants will help our current students succeed in the classroom and find good paying jobs when they graduate,” Baucus said. “From three year olds to college students, these dollars will provide the jumpstart many young people need. These grants will resonate for generations.”
“Max and I work in the Senate to support education funding because every penny we invest in our students and teachers is money well spent,” Tester said. “I work hard on the Senate Indian Affairs Committee to make sure folks in places like Rocky Boy’s have the opportunities all Montanans deserve.”
All three grants were awarded through the U.S. Department of Education.