The award amounts and recipients are as follows:
The initiative is intended to increase elementary, middle and high school students' knowledge and practice of important health and wellness concepts.
The project will involve 22 schools serving nearly 6,500 students, 575 teachers, 13,000 parents and more than 33,000 community members.
"Access to advanced telecommunications and medical technologies as well as high-speed broadband can make a significant difference in overcoming challenges presented by distance, particularly in a large, rural state like
The Distance Learning and Telemedicine Loan and Grant program provides funding to rural hospitals, clinics, schools and libraries for equipment and technical assistance for telemedicine and distance learning. Grant recipients must demonstrate that they serve rural America, prove there is an economic need, and provide at least 15 percent in matching funds.http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/utp_dlt.html
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