NORTHWEST SUBURBAN INTEGRATION SCHOOL DISTRICT AWARDED $12 MILLION MAGNET SCHOOL ASSISTANCE GRANT
The U.S. Department of Education announced a new cohort of four new Magnet School Assistance Grant awardees and the Northwest Suburban Integration School District (NWSISD) was named a recipient. The NWSISD grant application,
IB STEAMing ahead for success! was awarded $12,133,647 to the following schools for the next five years:
NWSISD's grant application submission includes funding for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) as well as International Baccalaureate (IB) programming in six schools across five school districts. “As we continue to see growing wait lists for our magnet schools, we identified the need for more opportunities using the strong models of our existing schools within our collaborative,” stated Melissa Jordan, NWSISD Executive Director.
Northwest Suburban Integration School District supports the school districts of Anoka-Hennepin #11, Brooklyn Center Community Schools #286, Buffalo-Hanover-Montrose #877, Fridley #14, ISD728 Elk River | Otsego | Rogers | Zimmerman, Osseo Area Schools #279 and Rockford #883. More information about the Magnet School Assistance Grant award and NWSISD can be found at www.nws.k12.mn.us or call 763-450-1300.