Sumner High School to Receive School Improvement Funding 

Sumner High School in Sullivan is getting more than 1.7-million dollars in school improvement funding from the federal government.Two other Maine schools have been approved for the funding.The money is used for reforms designed to improve student achievement and will help pay for such things as before and after school programs, summer programs, professional staff development and learning labs.The state education department continues to work with Deer Isle-Stonington High School in its efforts to tap into that funding too.