The Mansfield ISD Education Foundation surprised staff members with more than $65,000 in grants to support innovative projects and activities.
The most recent prize patrol went around to campuses on March 21 to give away 23 grants.
A majority of the grants focused on literacy to help further the district’s Vision 2020 strategic plan. One of the guiding statements in the plan is that students will read on level or higher by the beginning of the third grade and will remain on level or higher as an MISD student.
Other types of funded ideas included a grant to help Ben Barber Innovation Academy’s health science program and a grant so that students can learn to construct hover boards.
In the fall of 2017, the MISD Education Foundation funded $153,000 in grants. The non-profit organization has raised more than $3.5 million in grants since its inception in 1998.
For more information on how you can help make a difference in MISD classrooms, visit the Education Foundation’s website.
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