Lynn Public Schools teachers, principals, and professional staff have been awarded 55 Hardscrabble Education Fund Grants worth more than $200,000. The grant money will support teaching initiatives and student achievement in Lynn schools.
Each year, the Hardscrabble Education Fund supports projects benefiting Essex County public-school students in Beverly, Lynn, Marblehead, Nahant, Salem and Swampscott by issuing grants to teachers, schools, or districts.
The grant program, run by the Essex County Community Foundation, awards one-year grants, primarily in the areas of English, science and mathematics, in amounts of $1,000-$5,000. Since its inception in 2002, the Hardscrabble Education Fund has awarded more than $730,000 to Lynn Public Schools. Read more