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School district goes after $39.8M grant for student achievement

District sets sight on $39.8M grant for student achievement

The Pinellas County School District is seeking a $39.8 million grant that would be used to improve student achievement at 31 schools in five high-poverty areas of the county. The grant, which would come from the federal Race to the Top program, would be used over a four-year period. Winners of the grant will be notified in December.

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Elementary schools have a choice of one entree or cold sandwich and two fruits or vegetables, or salad plate meal and one fruit or vegetable. Meatless entree, chef salad and cold sandwich selection available daily. Both include choice of milk: low-fat, skim or skim chocolate, and bread or crackers and dessert when available.

Monday: Mini burgers (2), cheese quesadilla, farmers salad, mixed greens, romaine salad.

Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese, glazed roast chicken over rice with breadstick, chef salad, carrots, veggie dippers.

Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, barbecue pork with dinner roll, yogurt parfait, corn, romaine salad.

Thursday: Tacos, hotdog, taco salad, fiesta beans, veggie dippers.

Friday: Pizza, fish sandwich, chicken Caesar salad, broccoli, romaine salad.

School district goes after $39.8M grant for student achievement 10/20/12 [Last modified: Saturday, October 20, 2012 4:30am]
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