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Three Gadsden Elementary schools sharing $540K in funding

SOMERTON, Ariz. (KYMA, KECY) - Three schools in the Gadsden Elementary School District will be sharing a total of $540,000 in funds.

The schools getting the cash are Desert View Elementary, Arizona Desert Elementary and Cesar Chavez Elementary.

The money comes from the Arizona Department of Education Result-Based funding after each school earned a top 13% or top 27% on Arizona merit testing in math and language arts.

The three schools receiving the funding have many students who use the free or reduced lunch program.

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April Hettinger

April was born and raised in San Diego where she loved the beach town and her two dogs, Lexi and Malibu. She decided to trade the beach for the snow and advanced her education at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff.


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