Creates a $500 million Federal grant program to make schools safer, more energy efficient
Washington, D.C. –– Today, President Joe Biden signed U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff’s co-sponsored legislation to upgrade Georgia’s public schools into law.
“With President Biden signing our bipartisan bill into law, Georgia’s public schools can now upgrade to newer, safer, better, and healthier facilities for Georgia’s students, parents, and teachers,” Sen. Ossoff said.
The Renew America’s Schools Act will provide $500 million over five years to upgrade public school facilities in Georgia and nationwide, including:
- Facility improvements for air quality, daylighting, ventilation, and lighting upgrades
- Installation of renewable energy technologies to power school systems
- Purchase of zero-emissions vehicles and infrastructure
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