QUEBEC INJECTS $85 MILLION INTO SCHOOLS TO FIGHT COVID-19

Sep 26, 2020

By Jeremy Logan

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The Quebec government is investing $85 million in schools to adapt to the new reality of COVID-19.

About $25 million of that amount will be used to train and hire employees to better supervise students during the pandemic.
The Ministry of Education says schools can also use the cash to take on staff for maintenance and disinfection.
Another $25 million will go toward improving distance learning through subscriptions to educational resources as well as teacher training.
In addition, $20 million will be invested in school ventilation and the remaining $15 million will be injected into school transport for new buses and drivers.
The announcement came as Quebec reported 698 new cases of COVID-19 Saturday, the highest single-day tally since May.

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