Sen Ossoff: Muscogee Schools to Receive $96 Million in Federal COVID Relief Funds

Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

The Muscogee County School District will receive an estimated $96.3 million dollars in federal coronavirus relief funds, Sen. Jon Ossoff announced Thursday.

The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package signed into law by President Joe Biden last month. A total of $122 billion was earmarked for states and school districts to help reopen K-12 schools, sustain safe operations and address the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on students.

Georgia received more than $4.2 billion, according to estimates from the U.S. Department of Public Education.

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