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Lansing Schools Awarded Federal Grant To Get Fit

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(WLNS) - The Lansing School  District has been awarded $715,000 to help students get fit.

The Federal grant is part of a nationwide effort to help students make progress toward meeting state standards for physical education.

As part of the grant requirements the Lansing Schools must also offer instruction on developing healthy eating habits and physical fitness activities.

The programs are designed for grades K - 12.

The Lansing School District is one of only two in the state to receive a grant.  The Kent Intermediate District in west Michigan is the other grant recipient.

 

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