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.Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.