On Friday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a grant that includes money for temporary classrooms and administrative buildings to replace those destroyed or damaged in the explosion. Under a cost-sharing formula, FEMA reimburses the state for 75 percent of the total costs while the state covers the rest.
Federal officials previously rejected $40 million in disaster aid for the schools. Insurers had offered just $20 million of the district's $59 million policy.
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