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Bemidji School Board OKs federal stimulus dollars

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The Bemidji School District approved a plan Monday, July 20, outlining the use of federal stimulus money.

The government will issue $687,191 to Title 1 schools in the Bemidji School District. To qualify for Title 1, a school has to have a higher free-and-reduced lunch percentage than the overall district.


Bemidji School District has a 48.33 percent free and reduced percentage. Four elementary schools qualify as Title 1 schools - Lincoln, Solway, J.W. Smith and Central.

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