Over $40m being distributed to basic schools

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Over $40m being distributed to basic schools

Thursday, September 24, 2020

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KINGSTON, Jamaica— Minister of Education, Youth and Information, Fayval Williams, says the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) has commenced the distribution of back-to-school grants for basic schools.

She made the disclosure Tuesday during a virtual press conference hosted at the Office of the Prime Minister.

She said a total of $13.5 million is being distributed to the Brain Builders Centre, which offers support to children zero to three years old, while $30 million was provided for the procurement of sanitation material and personal protective equipment for schools identified to be in need.

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