CARES Act Recommendations for District Expenditures

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), signed into law on March 27, 2020, allows states and school districts to devote more of their federal resources to technology infrastructure to support distance learning for students and for professional development for teachers who are teaching remotely, many for the first time. The MDE recommends that school districts consider local need as well as short-term availability of the one-time CARES Act funding in the prioritization of expenditures. Read complete recommendations here.