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Governor DeSantis visits San Carlos Park Elementary School

Awards $2 million from the Florida Disaster Fund
Governor DeSantis
Posted at 9:02 AM, Oct 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-10-21 11:22:43-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis awards $2 million from the Florida Disaster Fund to help teachers impacted by Hurricane Ian.

He was joined by DOE Senior Chancellor Jacob Oliva along with staff from San Carlos Park Elementary School.

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Governor awards $2 million to teachers impacted by Hurricane Ian

The money was awarded by local education foundations in the six hardest-hit counties.

  • Lee County: $500,000
  • Charlotte: $350,000
  • Sarasota: $350,000
  • Collier: $350,000
  • DeSoto: $225,000
  • Hardee: $225,000

These donations will help teachers in each district who were displaced by Hurricane Ian.