Aug 1, 2012 12:08 PM
PHOENIX (AP) - Three southern Arizona groups have been awarded federal funds to help students make healthier choices.
The U.S. Department of Education announced the grants Tuesday.
About $740,000 goes to the Santa Cruz Regional School District in Nogales, while $631,000 goes to the Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson.
Another $225,000 goes to the non-profit Pima Prevention Partnership in Tucson.
The grants are among 56 totaling $27 million that went to school districts and community organizations to implement physical fitness and nutrition programs.