Friday, May 19, 2017
It's a small school, but there are those who love it. And for good reason. Northwest Arkansas Community College offers a program well named Upward Bound that, every year, gives scores of poverty-stricken high school students a chance to better themselves by preparing them for college. But this year the school's request for a $1.3-million federal grant over five years to finance that good work was turned down because, get this, its request for the money was too well documented.
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