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Utah Schools To Receive $250M In Funding For Pandemic Recovery

On Wednesday, Utah schools received $250 million in funds to aid with pandemic recovery. 

The U.S Department Of Education announced the state’s plans for how it will use the funds have been approved. 


State Superintendent Sydnee Dickson said the funds will be used to, “mitigate the pandemic’s impacts on students, teachers, and families.” 


Utah has received a total of $615 million from American Rescue Plan to help schools recover from the pandemic.


Harley is a news reporter at UPR. She covers a bit of everything, but especially news dealing with education and updates from the governor. She has always loved both writing and public speaking, so radio is perfect for her. She is a student at USU studying journalism, sociology, and criminal justice. Outside of work and school, she loves running, hiking, and exploring National Parks.