$72 million of CARES Act funding going toward Alabama higher education

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Governor Kay Ivey awarded more than $72 million to the coronavirus relief fund to higher education institutions in Alabama.

The money will support the purchase of technology and infrastructure related to remote instruction and distance learning.

In a statement, the governor said, “COVID-19 has exposed deficiencies in our remote learning capabilities, and I am pleased to award our institutions of higher education the critical funds to enhance their instructional experience.”

The money will support the Alabama Community College System, public four-year institutions, and the state’s independent colleges.

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