COVID-19 Resources for LEAs

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Source
of Funds

Funding

Distribution

Allowable Uses

Timeline
for Use

SACS*
Code

Additional Considerations

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER)

Federal Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act

$1.65B for California

The CARES Act requires 90%—$1.48 billion—be distributed to LEAs in proportion to the amount of Title I, Part A funds that each LEA received in fiscal year 2019

CDE** allocation amounts

Very broad discretion to use ESSER funds to support coronavirus response activities

List of allowable uses

March 13, 2020 to September 30, 2022

Resource Code 3210

Subject to federal equitable services requirements for private schools

LEAs must apply for funds.

Senate Bill 117

State General Fund

$100M

$17.38 per average daily attendance, minimum of $250 per LEA

On the basis of 2019–20 First Principal Apportionment

CDE allocation amounts

Maintaining nutrition services, cleaning and disinfecting facilities, personal protective equipment, and materials necessary to provide students with opportunities for distance learning

Open

Resource Code 7388, Object Code 8590

 

Learning Loss Mitigation – based on students with disabilities (SWDs)

Federal CARES Act:

$355M from Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER)

Federal CARES Act: $1.14B Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF)

$1.5B total

$1,900 per SWD

Based on LEA Fall 1 Census enrollment of SWDs ages 3 to 22

CDE allocation amounts

  1. Student learning supports
  2. General measures that extend instructional time for students
  3. Provide additional core academic support for students who need it
  4. Provide integrated services that support teaching and learning—such as student and staff technology needs, mental health services, staff professional development, and student nutrition

GEER funds to be used from March 13, 2020, to September 30, 2022

CRF funds to be used for costs incurred from March 1, 2020, to December 30, 2020

CDE allocation amounts

GEER funds Resource Code 3215

CRF funds Resource Code 3220

Breakdown included in CDE allocation amounts

Receipt of learning loss mitigation funds are contingent upon the adoption of a Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan, to be adopted by September 30, 2020, as well as specified reporting requirements of unexpended funds.

GEER funds are subject to federal equitable services requirements for private schools.

LEAs must apply for funds.

Learning Loss Mitigation—based on supplemental and concentration grants

Federal CARES Act: $2.86B CRF

$2.86B

Based on LEA proportion of supplemental and concentration grant funding using the 2019–20 Second Principal Apportionment

CDE allocation amounts

  1. Student learning supports
  2. General measures that extend instructional time for students
  3. Provide additional core academic support for students who need it
  4. Provide integrated services that support teaching and learning—such as student and staff technology needs, mental health services, staff professional development, and student nutrition

March 1, 2020, to December 30, 2020

CRF funds Resource Code 3220

Receipt of learning loss mitigation funds are contingent upon the adoption of a Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan, to be adopted by September 30, 2020, as well as specified reporting requirements of unexpended funds.

LEAs must apply for funds.

Learning Loss Mitigation—based on Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF)

$540M State Proposition 98 funds

Federal CARES Act: $440M CRF

$980M total

Based on 2019–20 LCFF allocation

CDE allocation amounts

  1. Student learning supports
  2. General measures that extend instructional time for students
  3. Provide additional core academic support for students who need it
  4. Provide integrated services that support teaching and learning—such as student and staff technology needs, mental health services, staff professional development, and student nutrition

March 1, 2020, to December 30, 2020

(Yes, the same time frame for all of the funds— including Proposition 98)

CRF funds Resource Code 3220

Prop. 98 funds Resource Code 7420

Breakdown included in CDE allocation amounts

Receipt of learning loss mitigation funds are contingent upon the adoption of a Learning Continuity and Attendance Plan, to be adopted by September 30, 2020, as well as specified reporting requirements of unexpended funds.

LEAs must apply for funds.

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*Standardized Account Code Structure
**California Department of Education