By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, Pittsburgh Public Schools will get around $150 million in funding.READ MORE: Report: Former Pitt Football Player Jaylen Twyman Shot 4 Times In Washington, D.C.
The Pittsburgh Public Schools say they’re planning to use about $50 million in those funds to buy computers for each student, fund WiFi upgrades, and improve indoor air quality.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Businessman Ty Ballou Wants To Make A Play To Buy Pirates
They also plan to use the funds to support summer learning programs.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Beware Of Damaging Winds As Thunderstorms Move Through Western Pa.
Nearly $100 million will support future investments in instructional materials, teacher development, and support for families.