Maricopa County Community Colleges getting financial boost

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PHOENIX -- Maricopa County's community colleges will soon be getting a financial boost.

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They are expected to get more than half the estimated $58 million the federal government is giving to Arizona's 14 community college districts.

The cash will replace the money cut from the state budget.

Along with those funds, the colleges will receive an undetermined amount from $16 million in stimulus funds for job training.

In all, Arizona is set to receive $1 billion in stimulus funding for education.