federal grant


The Department of Defense Education Activity awarded two school districts near Fort Campbell with a $4.5 million dollar grant to help students in military families.

The grant is being split between school districts in Clarksville-Montgomery County, Tenn., and Christian County, Ky. The grant will fund a liaison at each school district to help connect with and involve parents.

State officials are putting up nearly $2 million  in federal disaster money to relocate a water line running under Rend Lake in southern Illinois.


Illinois is getting almost $35 million of federal aid for early childhood education. The Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge grant is funding a website informing parents of the quality of school programs in an effort to help them find the best place that matches their children’s needs. The money is also going toward professional development for early-childhood teachers, investments in efficiency, streamlining program administration and data systems and program evaluations.

SIU Receives Clean Coal Grant

Jun 8, 2012

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is getting a nearly $300,000 federal grant money meant to develop clean-coal technology.