Laura Kelly announces program that will give families money for school supplies
TOPEKA, Kan. (KAKE) - Today, Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced a program called "KEEP" that will give qualifying Kansas families money for school supplies.
"KEEP" stands for Kansas Education Enrichment Program.
The program will give Kansas families $1,000 per child for "educational goods & services." The money can be used for many things from tutoring and school supplies to language classes and musical instruments.
After applying, qualifying parents and guardians will receive an email from Merit International, Inc. notifying them of their $1,000 award.
"Every day, my administration is working to help Kansas students succeed," Kelly said in a Facebook post. "Families can start applying on February 22."
For more information on the program like how to apply, click here.