Hogan announces $210 million in COVID-19 relief for remote learning and targeted tutoring

School Leaders Respond To Closure

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Governor Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Karen Salmon announced on Monday $210 million in additional funding to help Maryland schools and students most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

We’re told this funding is allocated through the federal CARES Act and will be used to ensure that more students have access to remote learning and expand targeted tutoring initiatives for at-risk students.

We’re told $100 million will go towards remote learning enhancements, $100 million will go toward targeted tutoring initiatives, and $10 million will go towards rural broadband to help those in areas where access is limited.

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