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Osoyoos Secondary school to receive rural education funds

The province announced it would provide $387,300 to the Okanagan Similkameen School District to help keep Osoyoos Secondary School open in a press release issued today, June 30, 2016.
July 01, 2016 - 10:04 AM

PENTICTON - Osoyoos Secondary will benefit from a new rural education fund.

The Ministry of Education issued a press release yesterday, June 30, approving Osoyoos Secondary School with $387,300 in Rural Education Enhancement Funding in a bid to help keep the school open in 2016-17.

The school was one of seven schools in the province to receive funding under the new grant program, which was announced on June 15.

School board Chair Marieze Tarr said last week a decision will be made by the board with respect to keeping the school open once they were informed of the exact amount of funding approved for the district.

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