On Dec. 21, 2020, Congress approved a $900 billion pandemic emergency response bill titled the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (the “Response and Relief Act”). The long-awaited emergency bill provides $82 billion for K-12 schools and postsecondary institutions. to be distributed, with some important modifications, through the three education emergency programs established by the CARES Act.
ACSA's federal advocates at Foresight Law + Policy have prepared this summary and a chart that compares the Coronavirus Response and Relief Act to the CARES Act.
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