Marietta City Schools District receives two grants

The Marietta Board of Education has approved the receipt of two grants - one federal and one state.

Amounting to $211,696, the federal grant is the fourth year of a five-year grant.

In Fiscal Year 2018, the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant will provide for after-school academic enrichment and tutorial services during the school year (September to May) and for 16 days in June at Dunleith Elementary School.

The program provides a broad array of additional services, programs and activities to reinforce and complement Dunleith’s regular academic programs.

For $170,950 from the State Board of Education, the Residential Facility State Grant for Fiscal Year 2018 will provide academic instruction, materials and technology for students placed at the George W. Hartmann Center, a residential treatment center.

The Marietta City Schools District works with Cobb Douglas Community Health which operates the residential facility.