Puerto Rico to receive about $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds – Reuters

June 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Education Department said on Monday that Puerto Rico will receive about $4 billion in federal education pandemic relief funds to help boost its fight against COVID-19.

The additional funds available as of Monday include $2 billion from the American Rescue Plan Act; $1.2 billion from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA); and $662 million in FY 2020 program grants, the Education Department said in a statement.

Reporting by Kanishka Singh in Bengaluru; Editing by Toby Chopra

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