Department of Ed Portal Gives Snapshot of CARES Act Ed Funding

THE Journal: The U.S. Department of Education has launched on online portal intended to show how much states have spent of their CARES Act education allocations for K-12 districts and colleges and universities. However, because the site is relying on data submitted by schools up to Sept. 30, the numbers don't tell a complete story yet.

According to the agency, eight state recipients had spent less than 1 percent of their ESSER awards. For GEER spending alone, 34 governors hadn't spent more than 1 percent of their allocated funding.

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