Apr 21, 2020      News      

Rep. Helt Wants COVID-19 Relief Money To Help Schools With Internet Access

BEND, OR — Republican State Representative Cheri Helt of Bend is working to funnel part of the federal COVID-19 relief funds for increasing internet access for Oregon students. Helt told the state board of education that statewide broadband access should be a standard when it comes to education. Helt says public education’s share of the one-time money for COVID-19 relief should also go to purchasing tablets or laptops for students.

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