Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announces $210M for remote learning and tutoring

Maryland will receive $210 million for remote learning and tutoring to help schools and students most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Larry Hogan and State Superintendent Karen Salmon made the announcement Monday.

The money is being allocated through federal coronavirus relief funding.

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So far, the governor’s office says more than $255 million in federal aid has been set aside to help students affected by the impact of the virus on education.

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The announcement includes $100 million to help local school systems have access to the most up-to-date devices and connectivity. Another $100 million will go toward implementing tutoring. The other $10 million will go toward rural broadband.