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39 Mississippi school districts receive federal money to help low-income students

Congressman Bennie Thompson made the announcement Thursday
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Thirty-nine school districts in Mississippi received federal money to help low-income students raise achievement.

Congressman Bennie Thompson made the announcement Thursday about the Preliminary Title 1 Allocations. The funds are given to school districts with 40 percent low-income families.

In our area, the Jackson Public School District will get more than $16.5 million. Canton Schools, more than $2.2 million. Clinton over $725,000. Hinds County more than $1.5 million. And Vicksburg over $3.6 million.

See the other school districts listed below:

39 Mississippi school districts receive federal money to help low-income students
39 Mississippi school districts receive federal money to help low-income students(Rep. Bennie Thompson)

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