Schools Receive Largest Grant In TN

Governor Bill Lee and the Tennessee Department of Education are awarding start-up grants to fund middle school career and technical education (CTE); science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education; and the expansion of equitable access and participation in early postsecondary opportunities (EPSOs), and Overton County schools are the recipients of one large grant.

The middle school STEM start-up grants were awarded to schools in 29 districts, the middle school CTE start-up grants were awarded to schools in 17 districts, and EPSO expansion grant was awarded to schools in 31 districts. The funds were made available to schools on Jan. 1.

The Overton County School System was awarded a $48,979 Middle School STEM Start-Up Grant.

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