Schools Receive State Grants to Meet COVID-19 Challenges
August 20, 2020
Several local schools and career and technical centers were awarded state grants this week to help meet the health, safety and educational needs of students as they reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30).
Ten grants were awarded to local schools through the Continuity of Education Equity Grant program. Funding can be used to purchase equipment such as tablets, internet hotspots and other home learning aids, as well as other instructional materials. Local recipients include:
Altoona Area School District, $42,750.
Claysburg-Kimmel School District, $17,8...