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Iowa schools get more than $5 million in grants

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -- U.S. Senator Tom Harkin announced this year's recipients of the "Harkin School Grants."

It's a federal funding project for Iowa school districts.

The Iowa Department of Education selected 58 schools to receive more than $5.36 million in the federal funds.

47 Iowa schools of all sizes get more than $1.87 million to improve and upgrade fire safety.

While 11 schools get nearly $3.5 million for projects such as replacing old buildings, updating facilities and improving energy efficiency.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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