Crowder College receives more than $2 million to help Missouri-based farm workers


NEOSHO, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Education is awarding Crowder College more than $2 million to help Missouri-based farm workers.

The high school equivalency program at Crowder College is receiving a little more than $2.3 million.

The program provides Spanish and English instruction to help migrant or seasonal farm workers earn a high school diploma.

The grant money will span over 5 years and will be used for books and supplies, HISET and GED testing fees, exam preparation, and job placement assistance.

To be eligible for the program, you or a family member must work in migratory and seasonal farm-work, be 16 or older and not currently enrolled in school to obtain the equivalent of a high school diploma.

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