Federal grant puts $2.5 million toward better graduation rates

June 18, 2020

United Way of Greenville County will receive $2.5 million over the next five years through the U.S. Department of Education’s Full-Service Community Schools grant program to support OnTrack Greenville, a collaborative effort to keep under-resourced youth on the path to high school graduation and post-secondary success. 

In partnership with Communities In Schools of Greenville, the Education Department grant will allow OnTrack Greenville to further its work within Greenville County Schools, including identifying and addressing barriers to success faced by many students and their families living in or near poverty, according to a news release. The grant will administer $500,000 per year to support the program. 

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