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NEF Surprise Patrol awards grant money for Nettleton teachers

NEF Surprise patrol gave 35 teachers grant money to enhance school curriculum. NEF Surprise patrol gave 35 teachers grant money to enhance school curriculum.

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) – A group of Region 8 teachers got a big surprise as they started the day Friday morning.

The Nettleton Education Foundation Surprise Patrol dropped in on 35 teachers in the Nettleton School District.

Each of these teachers were awarded grant money. The teachers will use that money for special projects in their classroom to enhance the curriculum.

Doug Doggett says this money will go a long way in the teachers hands. "These teachers have some fun creative ideas that they want to bring inside the classroom and that costs money.  And often these learning opportunities are outside the core curriculum, they're outside the budget and so we raise funds to help support that."

The NEF raised over $12,600 dollars.

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