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Waco ISD receives $400,000 grant for counseling program

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Waco ISD is one of two school districts in Texas that received a grant to expand their counseling program.

According to a release from the U.S. Department of Education, the Department of Education awarded Waco ISD a $399,584 grant in order for them hire more qualified counselors.

Overall, the U.S. Department of Education awarded $12.3 million to 35 school districts in 17 states across the country. The school districts will use these grants to increased the number of counselors as the school district's student population grows.

Navasota was the other school district in Texas awarded a grant by the Department of Education.

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