CARTHAGE, MO --- The Carthage R-9 School District is awarded a grant to improve educational facilities.The $350,000 grant comes from the K D and M L Steadly Trust in support of the Carthage 2020 comprehensive facilities improvement plan. The trust funds will be used for a building project on East Fairview Avenue. The facility will house the district's Early Childhood Special Education and Parents as Teachers programs. The district has launched a campaign to solicit about $750,000 to cover the costs for the project. School officials say this grant is a huge step toward reaching that goal.
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