Last updated April 30, 2020
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on March 27, 2020.
The Georgia Department of Education is working in earnest to allocate these funds to districts as quickly and seamlessly as possible once we receive the funding from USED.
The CARES Act provides education funding to state education agencies and local education agencies to support schools as they are dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
GaDOE has received approved from USED for it's state application for K-12 CARES Act funding. On May 5, 2020, these allocations will be awarded to districts.
School districts are allowed to utilize funds for a wide-variety of Covid-19 related costs and to support long-term plans to reopen schools:
Updated Nov. 3, 2020
Georgia Department of Education's COVID-19 Resources, Supports, and Guidance
The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is working closely with the Office of the Governor, the Georgia Department of Public Health (GaDPH), and other agencies to ensure local school districts, parents, and students have the most accurate and up-to-date information regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus). > Learn More