Heather Bell

RADFORD—Radford High School is one of 13 schools across Virginia to be awarded an innovation grant by Governor Ralph Northam earlier his week.

Northam announced Wednesday the award of high school innovation grants “to thirteen school divisions to develop or implement programs that promote Virginia’s 5 C’s: critical thinking, creative thinking, collaboration, communication, and citizenship while preparing students for careers and postsecondary education” for the 2019-2020 school year.

Radford, Fairfax County, Louisa County, Manassas Park, and Rockbridge County are set to receive $50,000 high school program implementation grants. Buchanan County, Fauquier County, Franklin County, and Goochland County were awarded $50,000 first-year innovation planning grants. Charles City County, Halifax County, Henrico County, and Mecklenburg County will share a fifth $50,000…

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