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Funding to support virtual education through Howard County S.T.R.I.V.E.S Cares Act

Posted at 6:35 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 19:44:55-04

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Howard County Executive Dr. Calvin Ball announced three new cares act funding investments for education.

Ball said, $750,000 will go toward the Howard County Scholars Program, $100,000 will go toward food access through the roving radish program and $450,000 will help support virtual learning by getting kids access to internet.

The Howard County Scholars Program will target 144 middle school students.

"This program is scheduled to run through December. Additionally, we will be offering transportation to and from these locations along with meals for our students."

The Roving Radish Program will deliver four meals kits and a box of groceries each week until the end of the year.