federal funding

Pennsylvania elementary and secondary schools are set to receive more than $2 billion dollars in federal pandemic relief funds. A portion will be distributed throughout the Lehigh Valley.

The governor’s office announced Wednesday, May 13, that the state’s application for more than a half-billion dollars in funding from the CARES Act was approved.

The Allentown School District is getting nearly 10 million dollars in federal money to help continue education during the pandemic. As WLVR’s Staci Inez reports, district officials say it will be a big help for students in this time of need.


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