US Department of Education http://wamc.org en Newtown Schools Receive U.S. Grant For Recovery Aid http://wamc.org/post/newtown-schools-receive-us-grant-recovery-aid <p>NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The <a href="http://www.newtown.k12.ct.us/" target="_blank">Newtown school district</a> is receiving an additional $1.9 million from the federal government to aid its recovery from the 2012 massacre.</p><p>The district previously received a $1.3 million grant through the program to help schools deal with traumatic events.</p><p>The money will go toward support services for students dealing with the aftermath of the shooting as well as additional security and other services.</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Jim Levulis 81317 at http://wamc.org Newtown Schools Receive U.S. Grant For Recovery Aid Women's College Awarded $2 Million Federal Grant http://wamc.org/post/womens-college-awarded-2-million-federal-grant <p>A women’s college&nbsp; in Massachusetts has received a substantial financial boost from the federal government.&nbsp;&nbsp; It will mean an overhaul of the curriculum and new services to help ensure student’s graduate.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 22:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 48236 at http://wamc.org Women's College Awarded $2 Million Federal Grant