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K-12 COVID Stimulus Funds

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As of March 2021, there have been three federal stimulus packages supporting education:

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
(March 2020)

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act
(December 2020)

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act
(March 2021)

This website shares resources to help districts understand the funds that have been released and how they can be used.

Your Top Stimulus FAQs Answered

Which K-12 stimulus funds have been released and how can they be used? Download our FAQ to learn more.


Using Stimulus Funds

Once distributed, districts can only use stimulus funds for allowable purposes. Importantly, the legislation emphasizes prioritizing student achievement and wellbeing.


All Illuminate Education products and services are qualified purchases under the CARES, CRRSA, and ARP Acts because they equip educators to accelerate growth for each and every student.


CARES and CRRSA Funds 101

Get an overview of the CARES and CRRSA Acts. Parameters for funding and usage are largely the same for the ARP Act as well.


Policy to Practice: How to Ensure Short-Term Relief Funding Yields a Long-Term Impact on Student Growth

Get the most out of this unique, one-time funding by choosing solutions that equitably accelerate student growth, provide meaningful support to educators, and align to your district's needs. Learn more.


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