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Update: Most Boards Review Grants Upon Receipt

Alexander Russo | December 19, 2012

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“In many states, perhaps all but I don’t know one way or the other, boards of education have to approve the receipt of all grants.  However, I am not aware of boards being required to approve grant applications,” says Donald McAdams, Center for Reform of School Systems (and 1990-2002 Houston school board member).  “If a superintendent was worried that a board would not approve the receipt of a grant he or she would seek approval before going to all the trouble to make the grant application.”

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