EDMONTON (660 NEWS) – The provincial government has announced what it will do with the $262 million in education funding from the federal government.
Education Minister Adriana LaGrange announced $250 million of that money will be given to school authorities based on a per-student model for COVID-19 issues.
That includes money for staffing, adapted learning spaces, cleaning for schools and buses and funding for special needs supports and online learning.
LaGrange says the funding will be immediately given to schools as soon as the feds hands it over.
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The remaining $12 million will be used to help schools dealing with increased enrollment with online or distance learning.
LaGrange said the funding will be given immediately to schools as soon