Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that a forthcoming Republican coronavirus proposal will include more than $100 billion for schools.
Republicans view help for schools – which are weighing whether to reopen for in-person classes – as a top priority for the next coronavirus relief measure, along with support for healthcare and jobs.
“This country wants its kids back in the classroom this fall learning, exploring, making friends. Their education depends on it. …This majority is preparing legislation that will send $105 billion so that educators have the resources they need to safely reopen,” McConnell said from the Senate floor.
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