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Governor Ivey Allocates $100 Million for Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students

Date Enacted: July 2020
Country: United States
Region: North America

“Alabama Broadband Connectivity (ABC) for Students, will provide vouchers for families of students currently eligible for free and reduced-price school meals, or other income criteria. The vouchers will help cover equipment and service costs for high-speed internet service from the fall through Dec. 31, 2020.” Subsequently, in December 2020 “Governor Kay Ivey . . . announced that she has extended the successful Alabama Broadband Connectivity for Students program into 2021 . . .”