A Minot education cooperative has received a $288,000 grant from the Bush Foundation to expand its services to other schools across the state.
The Mid-Dakota Education Cooperative has 15 member school districts in northwest North Dakota, including Bowbells, Glenburn, Max and Kenmare. It provides training for teachers, administrators and staff, as well as direct services to students.
The cooperative is the recipient of the 2018 Bush Prize for Community Innovation, which was awarded this year to six organizations in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and 23 tribal nations. The award recognizes organizations who strive to improve their communities.