Ruiz Foods Awards $7,815 to Teachers in Florence 1 Schools

Ruiz Foods has awarded a total of $7,815.69 to Florence 1 Teachers who submitted innovative classroom grant ideas in the Ruiz Program Mini-Grants for Teachers Program. Funding priorities included are Basic Needs – essential materials required to carry out curriculum work and meet the basic needs of all students in the classroom; Impact – potential to improve student achievement, potential for continuation/replication, potential to enhance instructional skills; Innovation – creativity of the project, innovative approach, academic objective with curriculum context;  Planning – clear plan for project implementation, teacher capability, cost effectiveness and a realistic budget.

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