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Federal Legislative Report 116-12

  • Date Posted
    April 27, 2020
  • Category
    COVID-19
 APPLICATION AVAILABLE FOR K-12 EMERGENCY RELIEF FUNDS
The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) announced on Thursday that applications were available for states to apply for their portion of the $13.5 billion included for K-12 education in the third stimulus package, the CARES Act. The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is also reminding districts that the CARES Act included waiver options, for which Illinois has been approved, to allow districts more flexibility in Titles I, II, III, and IV as well as the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act. Details are available on the ISBE website here.

Read more about the CARES Act, the next federal stimulus package related to coronavirus relief, IASB response, and more in the full Federal Legislative Report 116-12.