San Diego Schools To Receive $908 Million In Stimulus Funds
Tuesday, April 6, 2021
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The American Rescue Plan Act or 2021, the third Federal COVID relief package, is bringing a major influx of cash to San Diego County schools.
The Congressional Research Service estimates more than $908 million will go to county school districts from the stimulus package. San Diego Unified, the county’s largest school district, will receive more than $340 million.
As the district prepares to resume in-person classes next week, San Diego Unified and other districts across the county have to decide on the best use of those federal dollars.
San Diego Unified Board President Richard Barrera joined Midday Edition on Tuesday to discuss how the funds will be spent.
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