Rep. Gallego Congratulates Rio Salado College for Receiving New $2.6 million Grant from the Department of Education
Phoenix, AZ – Congressman Ruben Gallego released the following statement about Rio Salado College’s new grant from the Department of Education’s, First in the World Development Program:
“Since 1978 Rio Salado College has offered access to quality higher education to thousands of students in Arizona. With this new grant of $2,679,005, Rio Salado College will be able to do critical research for post-secondary reforms and test a new model that would improve teaching and learning for in need and high-risk students looking to get an Associate’s Degree or transfer to a 4 year university.
“I want to thank Rio Salado College for their work, and congratulate them for receiving this grant. I look forward to the results of their research.”