Gov. Gretchen Whitmer last month announced she was directing $65 million in federal funding toward Michigan schools with more than 50% economically disadvantaged students and other education entities.
Of that $60 million goes toward school districts and the funding provides an extra $86.62 per student. The money comes from the Governor’s Education Emergency Relief Fund and is comprised of federal dollars allocated under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
So which schools are eligible for the funds? Data provided by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s office shows 613 of the state’s 888 school districts qualify for the funding.
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The extra money can be used for things like facilitating remote learning, student mental health, addressing learning loss, training teachers on