Extra tax money helping fund Alabama schools

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Education officials got some extra spending money this year, thanks to the amount of state tax collections they received last year.

The Advancement and Technology Fund had more than $270 million for schools to use statewide. Nearly $200 million was put toward K-12 schools.

Money was spent in six different areas. Over a third of the expenses went toward maintenance. The least amount was used on classroom supplies.

             
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