State offers schools post-disaster grants

The New Jersey Department of Education says it will distribute $1.25 million in grants to help schools that were hit hard by Superstorm Sandy last year, the Associated Press reports. The money comes from a federal government program. Schools got word Monday that they can seek the funds. School districts or charter schools may apply for funds to reimburse post-storm costs, such as mental health assessments, overtime for staff, substitute teachers and emergency transportation…

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