GANADO, Ariz. — Two school districts on the Navajo Nation will receive
nearly $7 million to repair and upgrade schools under a federal grant program.
The cash aid announced Wednesday by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is
part of $20 million in grants awarded to districts in Arizona and five other
The Ganado Unified School District gets more than $1 million for its
elementary, middle and high schools. The five-school Red Mesa Unified School
District will receive $6.8 million. Both districts are in Apache County.
The money comes from a federal grant program that helps districts on Indian
reservations, military bases or other federal lands repair and modernize