Nearly $55 Million in Federal Funds to Support Education Jobs in W.Va.

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Nearly $55 million in federal funds are heading to West Virginia to support education jobs.

The funding announced Monday by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is part of a $10 billion appropriation aimed at supporting education-related jobs in the U.S.

The $54.6 million destined for West Virginia is intended to keep teachers in the classroom. The funding will be distributed based on population figures.

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