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Governor Announces $40 Million In Funding To Expand Student Internet Connectivity

Governor Announces $40 Million In Funding To Expand Student Internet Connectivity

Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday nearly $40 million in funding will be provided to expand internet connectivity options for students participating in remote learning. The new funding will be given to NC Student Connect, a new partnership formed across various areas of state government, such as the Department of Information Technology (DIT) and the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR), to close remote learning barriers for NC students.