What is the CARES Act?
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act is a $2 trillion relief package that included $180 billion to be distributed among two funds dedicated to State, Local, and Tribal governments
The Education Stabilization Fund (ESF) provides $30.74 billion in dedicated funds to support education relief and recovery efforts, with:
Arizona is projected to receive $626 million in Education Stabilization Funds
The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) will administer the ESSER Fund, and advise the Governor regarding the distribution of a portion of GEER Funds to support K-12 LEAs that have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.