More than $100 million from CARES Act will go to Missouri colleges and workforce

About $125 million from the CARES Act will go toward workforce development and higher education in Missouri, FOX4KC reports.

Public colleges and universities will receive $80 million from this to pay for PPE, COVID-19 tests and modification of physical spaces for social distancing.

About $10 million will go to public colleges and universities to help with remote learning. An additional $23 million from the governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund will go to public colleges and universities.

Job training will also get $9.7 million, most of which will go to local job training centers and the website

An additional $2 million will go to training Missourians for information technology jobs.

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