Kellogg Foundation is giving $51M to schools

Detroit • The W.K. Kellogg Foundation announced Friday that it’s giving $51 million over five years to the public schools in its hometown of Battle Creek, Michigan, in the hopes of tackling low academic performance that has been linked to longstanding racial inequality and segregation. The grant ranks among the largest to a single, public K-12 school system. It will be put toward hiring early literacy support staff, offering a free pre-kindergarten summer program, and creating a plan to improve...

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