Three school districts in Wayne County have secured significant grant funding from the U.S. Justice Department, aimed at bolstering youth services within their communities.
The Sodus Central School District was granted $1,000,000 to collaborate with the Wayne County Partnership and Ibero, concentrating their efforts on supporting migrant farmworkers and their families. In contrast, the Lyons Central School District received $998,874 to back its Resiliency, Equity, and Safety Initiative, a program crafted to meet the unique challenges youth encounter in underserved rural areas. The North Rose-Wolcott Central School District was awarded $998,826 for its Improving School Safety through Early Intervention Initiative, targeting 9th and 10th graders at risk of falling behind or quitting school prematurely.
Additionally, the Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services garnered a grant of $999,987. This funding aims to assist at-risk students and their educators across 25 school districts in Wayne, Seneca, and Ontario Counties, emphasizing the mitigation of social-emotional and mental health issues.
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