ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — County Executive Calvin Ball announced Wednesday nearly $6 million in CARES Act funding will be allocated to the Howard County Public School System.
The funding will be used to offset COVID-19 related expenditures for virtual instruction and lay the groundwork for safe and effective instruction moving forward, Ball said.READ MORE: Owner Of Little Italy's Joe Benny's Struggles Without Federal Help
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The funding will support technology, meals for students, public health and safety supplies, and increased unemployment costs.
Ball also announced a CARES Act spending dashboard that will track the actual and projected spending of federal funding as the December 30 federal deadline approaches.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Public Schools Open Registration For Fall Sports