Alberta school authorities will see some federal COVID-19 funding in September: LaGrange



a little girl standing next to a person: An elementary school student wearing a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic makes her way to class on the first day of school in Kfar Yona, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.


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An elementary school student wearing a mask amid the coronavirus pandemic makes her way to class on the first day of school in Kfar Yona, Israel, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020.

School authorities hoping for some of the COVID-19 school reopening funding promised by the federal government should see some of the money soon. Alberta’s education minister made the announcement Wednesday morning.

Adriana LaGrange said she has directed her department to transfer the funds to school authorities as soon as the province receives it. (A full breakdown of how the government plans to distribute the funds is below)

She says the federal government will be transferring some of the approximately $262 million promised to Alberta in September, while the rest will be sent “later in the school year.”

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