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More money for projects? Not bad if you ask public school teachers

Newport News public school teachers received about $13,300 in funding. (HNNDaily staff photo/ courtesy of the city of Newport News.)
Newport News public school teachers received about $13,300 in funding. (HNNDaily photo/Courtesy of the City of Newport News.)

NEWPORT NEWS — Public school teachers here will have more money at their disposal to complete projects.

About $13,300 was awarded to 54 Newport News Public School teachers, representing 26 schools and programs at the 2018 Instructional Innovation Mini Grants Showcase and Awards ceremony on March 26, according to a news release from the City of Newport News.

Some of the schools represented included Denbigh High School, Kiln Creek Elementary School and Greenwood Elementary School.

More than 90 projects designed to enhance student learning were submitted but only 51 were selected for funding, according to the news release.

The program is sponsored by the Newport News Education Foundation in partnership with the Hampton Roads Chapter of the National Council for Jewish Women and Newport News Public Schools.

More than $123,000 in teacher innovation mini grants have been awarded since the program started in 2008.

For information on the winners, visit here.

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