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The Cedar Hill Independent School District is pumped about a big grant — $6.3 million is now headed to the district. The $6.3 million federal grant will pay for a program called GEAR UP.

Nearly 1,300 students at Bessie Coleman and W. S. Permenter Middle Schools will benefit from the grant. It will help sixth and seventh graders with college and career readiness, according to Jamie Brown, a district spokeswoman.

Source: NBC