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WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) announced today that the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will receive $6.3 million in funding to repair school buildings and equipment damaged by the 2016 flooding.

“The floods were devastating, and the school system needs help to recover,” said Sen. Kennedy.  “The flooding was especially bad at Glen Oaks High School.  This money will help the high school repair multiple damaged buildings.”

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board will receive:

  • $4.4 million to repair damaged buildings at Glen Oaks High School.
  • $1.9 million to replace damaged information technology equipment at 12 flood-damaged facilities.