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ND receives $800,000 AmeriCorps grant to support child literacy


FARGO — An $800,000 federal AmeriCorps grant has been awarded to North Dakota to support child literacy and other programs statewide.

The grant package includes $189,149 for the North Dakota Reading Corps to continue funding AmeriCorps reading programs for pre-kindergarten through third-grade students in West Fargo, Fargo and Jamestown schools, and launch new programs next year in Bismarck and Mandan, said Amy Walters, NDRC grant director based in Fargo.

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