Education Commissioner Candice McQueen announced today that more than 11,000 students in 107 communities across the state will benefit from the 2017 Read to be Ready Summer Grant program, which funds educational camps that target rising first, second, and third graders who are not on grade level in reading during the critical summer months. In total, the department is awarding more than $8.5 million to 212 grant recipients throughout Tennessee.

The following schools in the listening area will benefit from the grant program:

Westside Elementary School in Athens, Tennessee

Grand Oak Elementary School in Anderson County

Pikeville Elementary School in Bledsoe County

Mary Wheeler Elementary in Bledsoe County

Cecil Rigsby Elementary in Bledsoe County

Pleasant Hill Elementary in Cumberland County

Frank P. Brown Elementary in Cumberland County

Pine View Elementary in Cumberland County

York Elementary in Fentress County

Lenoir City Elementary in Lenoir City

Philadelphia Elementary in Loudon County

Steekee Elementary in Loudon County

Loudon County Elementary School

Mountain View Elementary School in McMinn County

Calhoun Elementary in McMinn County

Rogers Creek Elementary in McMinn County

Englewood Elementary in McMinn County

Niota Elementary in McMinn County

Riceville Elementary in McMinn County

E.K. Baker Elementary in McMinn County

Meigs Middle School in Meigs County

Petros Joyner School in Morgan County

Coalfield School in Morgan County

Pickett County K-8

Rhea Central Elementary in Rhea County

Graysville Elementary in Rhea County

Spring City Elementary in Rhea County

Bowers Elementary in Roane County

Midway Elementary in Roane County


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