Federal Awards Given Out to Support Education in High-Needs Communities.

  Last week, the U.S. Department of Education announced more than $35 million in grants awarded for projects that support “cradle-to-career” solutions for low-income students through the Department’s Promise Neighborhoods program.  The national nonprofit Partners for Rural Impact is one of the newest Promise Neighborhood grantees, supporting two schools in Hazard, Kentucky, where the U.S. Secretary of Education made the announcement.