Gov. Abbott announces $420 Million to cover costs for Remote Learning

(AUSTIN)—Governor Greg Abbott announced Wednesday, Nov. 18, a $420 million reimbursement program to cover costs incurred by Texas public schools that purchased Wi-Fi hotspots and/or eLearning devices (such as laptops, tablets, and Chromebooks) so students could learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, jointly administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas…

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