CARES Act education funding can help Catholic schools prepare for the fall

As Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park, Maryland prepares for what the fall might look like for its students, funds attained through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act specifically for education may help offset the costs of making potential in-person classes safer or distance learning more accessible for students.

Under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, schools can receive emergency funds to help cover the costs of the impact of COVID-19. In a July 1 interim final rule, the US Department of Education decided that the allocation of funds will be based on the decision of local education agencies (LEAs) who can allocate the funds based on Title I numbers of low-income students at designated Title I schools, or base funds off of total enrollment numbers for both public and private schools.

Read the full article from the Catholic Standard HERE.