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The Merrillville Education Foundation is committed to being the primary philanthropic organization that funds innovative educational grants to teachers in the Merrillville Schools in order to provide opportunities that enhance student learning and achievement, promote social and emotional development of our students, and contribute to a strong community through a belief that education is key.
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A grant provided to K-4 teachers at Salk School established a sensory/calming area, providing students the opportunity to use items to calm down, self soothe, release anger, and work through frustration in a positive, nonjudgmental climate.read more