Clay Schools Receive Grant

State Rep. Kelly Keisling, R- Byrdstown, and Sen. Mark Pody, R-Lebanon, announced last Wednesday Clay County Schools will receive a $50,000 Perkins Reserve Grant to expand career and technical education.

The Tennessee Department of Education announced the  US  Department of Education has  approved  the  state’s plan,  Strengthening Career and Technical Education in Tennessee, which will provide $110 million  over four years  in federal funds to implement CTE at the K-12 and postsecondary levels in Tennessee.  The department also announced more than $3 million in Perkins Reserve Grants to 44 school districts for the 2020-21 school year.

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