Federal Issues

  1. COVID-19 Revenue Look-Up Tool

    Local educational agencies (LEAs) have many different one-time funds available to them to help mitigate the impacts of the pandemic on
  2. ESSER II Funding Allocations Released—Updated

    [Editor's Note: This article has been updated to include the Standardized Account Code Structure (SACS) resource code.] The California
  3. State Proposes New CRF Deadline

    Along with the proposed Budget that Governor Gavin Newsom unveiled on Friday, January 8, 2021, his Administration also released proposed
  4. ED Issues Updated Equitable Services Guidance for CARES Act Dollars

    Last month, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it had dropped its controversial July 1, 2020, Interim Final Rule that
  5. Equitable Services Calculation for CARES Act Funds Finalized

    On September 9, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced that it was dropping its controversial July 1, 2020, Interim Final
  6. Ask SSC . . . Is It Likely the Deadline for the Coronavirus Relief Fund for Learning Loss Mitigation Will Be Extended?

    Q. I am glad to hear that the Learning Loss Mitigation funds have some additional flexibility, but one thing is unclear: will the use of the
  7. ED Drops Controversial Equitable Services Calculation for CARES Act Funds

    The U.S. Department of Education (ED) recently announced that the July 1, 2020, Interim Final Rule (IFR) that applied new equitable services
  8. USDA Extends Summer Meal Programs through End of 2020

    On August 31, 2020, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it is extending nationwide waivers to continue the Summer Food
  9. Ask SSC . . . Do 2019–20 Perkins Funds Still Need to be Expended by June 30?

    Q. In an April 2020 Fiscal Report article entitled, “Flexibility for Perkins V Local Applications,” School Services of California Inc
  10. SSC Estimates Federal COVID-19 Relief Allocations for LEAs

    The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act enacted in March included $13.2 billion to provide local educational