Tulsa commits $5.6M of virus relief to get students online
August 14, 2020
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Tulsa will spend $5.6 million of the $30 million in federal coronavirus relief funds it received to provide internet services for public school students, Mayor G.T. Bynum said Thursday.
"Through the use of CARES dollars, we will be providing better opportunity and internet access for more than 22,000 Tulsa families, providing a clear path for our children to receive the help they need with their education during this critical time," Bynum said in a statement.
Gov. Kevin Stitt announced last week that Oklahoma had been assigned $250 million to support coronavirus-relat...