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Congressman: 3 Valley school districts will receive nearly $38 million

8 months 3 weeks 6 days ago Tuesday, January 28 2020 Jan 28, 2020 January 28, 2020 9:47 AM January 28, 2020 in News - Local

WESLACO – Three Hidalgo County school districts will receive nearly $38 million, a Texas congressman announced on Tuesday.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, announced on Thursday the $37,953,551 grant will assist the Mission, La Joya, and Sharyland school districts.

According to the news release, the Title I grants will assist schools in ensuring that all children meet state academic standards.

The Mission Consolidated Independent School District will receive $11,081,619, the La Joya Independent School District will receive $23,270,917 and the Sharyland Independent School District will receive $3,601,015.

“As someone who has experienced the transformative power of education, I am pleased to have secured this grant for our local school districts,” Cuellar said.

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