Grant awarded for writing skills, PD

Vantage Learning announced today that it will award the Harrison County School District with a Vantage Learning Foundation Grant Award in the amount of $115,200. The grant will provide comprehensive professional development training and online instructional tools to help students improve their writing skills.

As part of the Vantage Learning Keystone Partner Program, Harrison County will receive educational technology funding to employ the instructional writing and assessment program MY Access!®. The web-based tool will assist approximately 2,400 students in nine schools across Harrison County to prepare for the Mississippi Writing Assessment.