Sweetwater Union High Receives $8.5 Million Grant
The Department of Defense is giving the Sweetwater Union High School District an $8.5 million grant for students studying science, technology, engineering and math.
The grant is the result of a partnership between the Department of Defense and The National Math and Science Initiativev
The 10 high schools that will benefit from the grant are:
- Bonita Vista
- Chula Vista
- Mar Vista
- Otay Ranch
About 10 percent of enrolled students in the high schools come from military families.
The grant couldn’t come at a better time. A new poll from Berkeley IGS/EdSource shows registered state voters supporting more STEM education in K-12.
Read more at The San Diego-Union-Tribune.