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Vigo County, IN: Part of school grant $$ to be used for sensory rooms where kids can 'reset'

Nov 16, 2018, Terre Haute (IN) Star Tribune: Foundation awards $44,000 in school grants https://www.tribstar.com/news/local_news/foundation-awards-in-school-grants/article_8096fc9e-29df-5efb-bccf-90dcc56fbf8c.html Gibson family recognized for support of Vigo County education … Franklin Elementary hosted the event, in which the foundation awarded schoolwide grants totaling $44,238 distributed to 22 schools; … Schoolwide programs impact the entire school, Nichols said. Projects included microscopes to a middle school; two school-wide musical productions that also incorporate language arts, science, and family involvement; and sensory rooms where children can go to "reset" if they are having behavior problems. … "Amy and I recognize the growing needs of our school system to keep up with the fast-paced changes that come in today's educational world," he said. The Vigo County Education Foundation helps address those needs through its grants. …