As of March 2021, there have been three federal stimulus packages supporting education:
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act
American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act
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.