Louisiana One of Eleven States Receiving Grant to Improve Online Access
July 30, 2020
Louisiana is one of eleven states receiving new grant funding to provide students with access to resources needed for remote learning, announced the U.S. Department of Education. The $17 million grant will likely be used for devices, internet connectivity, and supplemental remote services like virtual tutoring. The Louisiana Department of Education will host an online portal for families to access the resources, which will be prioritized for students in struggling schools as defined by the Every Student Succeeds Act.