(Calexico schools awarded state grants)….The grants were announced by State Schools chief Tom Torlakson.
He said the grants were for Expanded Learning Programs. 2014-15 After School Education and Safety Universal Grants are being awarded to Dool Elementary and William Moreno Junior High. The Dool grant is for $2,700. A $35,100 grant is going to the Junior High. The grants for 2014-15 After School Safety and Enrichment are going to Aurora High and Calexico High Schools. A $50,000 grant is going to Aurora. Calexico High School will receive 3 separate grants. A $250,000 grant for After School Base, a $25,000 grant for Equitable Access, and they will receive a Family Literacy grant for $20,000.