Ottawa Area ISD receives $40,000 in grants for student equity and inclusion

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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) – The Community Foundation of the Holland/Zeeland Area awarded Ottawa Area ISD, in partnership with Hope College, grants totaling $40,000 with the focus being on student equity and inclusion.

The 3 grants benefit both English only and multilingual learners but they will benefit all students by providing access to high-quality training for teachers and show that the Ottawa Area ISD schools welcome, value and support their culturally and linguistically diverse families.

The grants will fund: 1:1 Virtual Bilingual Tutoring, Welcome Kits for new immigrant families enrolling their children in Ottawa Area ISD schools and Equity Literacy Teacher Training to empower educators.

You can read more about these grants and the programs they’ll benefit here!

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