Warren Schools Awarded $40K In Coronavirus Aid

Alexis Tarrazi
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WARREN, NJ — Warren Township Schools will receive roughly $40,000 as part of the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

Watchung Hills Regional will receive $36,000 and Somerset Vocational Technical School will receive just over $45,000.

Specifically the money was awarded through a section of the CARES Act under the Elementary Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund.

The money is to help school districts address the areas most impacted by the disruption and closure of schools caused by the coronavirus.

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Warren schools have been closed on March 13 when remote learning was implemented. Gov. Phil Murphy announced on May 4 that schools will close for the rest of the academic year because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read More: New Jersey Schools Closed For Rest Of Academic Year: Gov. Murphy

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This article originally appeared on the Warren Patch