Red Cloud Awarded Grant from Toyota USA Foundation to Promote STEM Education

The school announced today that it has been awarded a $210,000 grant to prepare students to pursue college degrees and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) through hands-on learning experiences.

As the leaves turn and the air grows crisp and cool, a group of excited students at Red Cloud Indian School are venturing out of the classroom and into their new outdoor learning lab for innovative lessons on environmental science, botany, biology and algebra. 

The lab is a geodesic greenhouse that was purchased through a generous grant from the Toyota USA Foundation last year. This week, school staff and students were overjoyed to learn the school would receive a grant to continue STEM education initiatives and further develop the use of the outdoor learning lab to boost math and science achievement. Continue Reading!

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