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Schools receive funding from capital budget

Funds come through Rural Modernization program

OAKESDALE — Two local school districts received funding through the Capital Budget.

Oakesdale school district received $38,000, and Garfield received $33,000.

Oakesdale Superintendent Dr. Jake Dingman stated it was a planning grant for the rural modernization program.

The small school district modernization grant assists small school districts of one thousand students or less with school facilities that have significant building system deficiencies and low property value, which makes replacing or modernizing the school facility through the program ease up on the tax burden on property owners o...


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