Apr 7, 2020

Flexibility for States on K-12 Education Funding

Kay Gallagher
Communication and Dissemination Lead
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The Department announced a new streamlined process for providing states funding flexibilities to best meet the needs of students and educators during the COVID-19 national emergency. The new flexibilities, authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, allow schools to repurpose existing K-12 education funds for technology infrastructure and teacher training on distance learning, among other flexibilities to move resources to areas of highest need during the national emergency. Here is the Covid Fiscal Waiver Invite and  for Covid Fiscal Waiver Template