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      Grants awarded to 21 Arkansas schools, districts

      LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Education says 21 schools and districts have received grants to establish before- and after-school programs.

      Each of the awardees will receive a total of $660,000 in 21st Century Community Learning Grants. The state says the grants will pay for tutoring, homework assistance and other activities.

      Districts that will benefit from the grants are: West Memphis, Bald Knob, Booneville, Clinton, Little Rock, Dardanelle, Dermott, Drew Center, Helena-West Helena, Hermitage, Springdale, Jessieville, Marvell, Monticello, Pulaski County Special, Prescott and Cabot.

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