2021 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Floor Approved)

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COVID-19 Learning Loss Remediation and Recovery Grants

Item 144 #4h

Item 144 #4h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2021 $0 FY2022 $30,000,000 NGF

Page 146, line 22, strike "$43,069,426" and insert "$73,069,426".

Page 148, after line 1, insert:

"COVID-19 Learning Loss Remediation and Recovery Grants (ESSER) $0 $30,000,000

Page 157, after line 31, insert:

"UU. Out of this appropriation, $30,000,000 the second year is provided from nongeneral funds for grants to school divisions and other appropriate entities to address learning loss, remediation and recovery, and other student support needs related to the impact of COVID-19 on the public education system.  Grants shall be awarded by the Department of Education, in consultation with a stakeholder workgroup convened to focus on remediation and recovery needs."


(This amendment appropriates $30 million the second year from federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds authorized in the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 to provide grants to address COVID-19 related learning loss and other student support needs.)