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USD 428 ready to extend Title I status

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Great Bend USD 428’s five elementary schools are part of Title 1 — a program that provides federal financial assistance to schools with high percentages of children from low-income families. Now the administration will pursue district-wide Title 1 status, extending the program to the middle school and the high school, Superintendent Khris Thexton said.
Administrators presented that recommendation to the school board Monday night and were given a green light to proceed.


This year the district will receive $810,546 in Title 1 funds. While the expansion won’t bring more federal money, it will give the district more flexibility ...


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