Wyoming schools receive $32.5M in aid

CASPER – Wyoming has received roughly $32.5 million in federal funding to help its 48 school districts offset costs incurred because of the novel coronavirus, the state announced last week.

The money, part of the gargantuan stimulus bill passed by Congress several weeks ago, will be doled out to Wyoming’s districts according to previously established formulas for providing federal money to districts with low-income students.

It cannot be used to offset existing expenses — like payroll — but it can be used to offset the cost of steps taken by districts to brace for the coronavirus.

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