December Response and Relief Act Summary

December 23, 2020

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. 

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jason Henderson at jhenderson@acsa.org or Laura Preston at lpreston@acsa.org.  ACSA will continue to update members as we learn more.

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