This story was originally published by KJZZ’s Fronteras Desk on October 15, 2020.

The Governor’s Office is allocating an additional $500,000 in microgrants to support innovative education programs in traditional school districts, charters and new micro school groups, Gov. Ducey announced Thursday following a roundtable discussion with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos at the Phoenix International Academy charter schools. 

“These microgrants are all about supporting the most creative ideas and keep our kids learning no matter what challenges or obstacles are in their way,” Ducey said. 

The grants will be distributed by the A for Arizona nonprofit group, which also did so for the first round. 

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