The CARES (Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security) Act provides federal stimulus dollars to assist state agencies, local school districts, businesses, organizations, families and students, and other entities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As part of the recently passed federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the state will receive more than $339 million. These dollars are a part of the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSERF) round two allocations can be used for, but not limited to:
- Continuity of operations;
- Pandemic learning loss activities; and
- Health and safety needs.