Pawtucket granted more than $1M for high schooler development

CELEBRATING THE MORE THAN $1 million in grants that the Pawtucket schools are receiving to help high school students connect to better post-graduation opportunities are, from left: Thuy-Mai Nguyen, College Advising Corps AmeriCorps member at Tolman High School; Patti DiCenso, Pawtucket Schools superintendent; Donald R. Grebien, Pawtucket mayor; Heather Hudson, policy adviser to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo; Sandy Scott, senior communications adviser of the Corporation for National and Community Service; Wendy Spencer, CEO of CNCS; Bernie Beaudreau, executive director of Serve Rhode Island; and Jessaca York, College Advising Corps AmeriCorps member at Shea High School. / COURTESY AMERICORPS
CELEBRATING THE MORE THAN $1 million in grants that the Pawtucket schools are receiving to help high school students connect to better post-graduation opportunities are, from left: Thuy-Mai Nguyen, College Advising Corps AmeriCorps member at Tolman High School; Patti DiCenso, Pawtucket Schools superintendent; Donald R. Grebien, Pawtucket mayor; Heather Hudson, policy adviser to Gov. Gina M. Raimondo; Sandy Scott, senior communications adviser of the Corporation for National and Community Service; Wendy Spencer, CEO of CNCS; Bernie Beaudreau, executive director of Serve Rhode Island; and Jessaca York, College Advising Corps AmeriCorps member at Shea High School. / COURTESY AMERICORPS
PAWTUCKET – The city of Pawtucket will receive more than $1 million in funding for 64 AmeriCorps members for the next two years to help improve graduation rates, according to the federal agency that made the award. The Corporation for National and Community Service, the federal agency that administers AmeriCorps, said that $1.078 million will…

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