East Lubbock coalition wins $24.5M grant - LubbockOnline.com

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood consortium won a $24.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, one of 17 winners of $60 million to promote community-based education solutions.

The grant, announced in late December, will be paid out over five years to the coalition, which includes the Lubbock Independent School District, Texas Tech University, the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and community partners such as Covenant Health System, South Plains Food Bank, United Supermarkets and United Way of Lubbock.

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