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Chamberlain Elementary in Goshen receives $1.75 million in federal aid

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Chamberlain Elementary in Goshen is getting some extra help from the federal government.

Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Glenda Ritz announced eight Indiana schools that were selected to receive a combined $8.5 million in federal improvement grants. The one Michiana school out of the eight announced is Chamberlain Elementary, which will receive $1.75 million in School Improvement Grants.

According to the Indiana Board of Education release, the grants were awarded to schools that "demonstrate a great need for these funds, as well as a commitment to use these funds to raise achievement levels."

"I am honored to award these grants today," Ritz said, "These schools have demonstrated a great need for these funds, as well as excellent plans to improve student performance."

The grant is scheduled to be distributed over the course of three school years.

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