July 2021

K-12 Education

One-Time Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding for K-12 Education

(In Millions)

Program Description Amount
Grants to schoolsa Provides $19.6 billion directly to schools for broad array of activities, including those related to COVID-19. Also includes $302 million to support students with disabilities and $99 million for homeless students. $20,002
Instruction and expanded learning grants Covers a portion of costs associated with In-Person Instruction and Expanded Learning Opportunities Grants, adopted in Chapter 10 of 2021 (AB 86, Committee on Budget). 2,015
Expanded learning Provides temporary rate and slot increases for the After School Education and Safety Program and 21st Century Community Learning Centers. 301
State operations Funds California Department of Education to allocate and monitor federal COVID-19 relief funding. 15
 Total   $22,334

Note: Reflects federal funding included in the 2021-22 budget package and mid-year appropriations made during 2020-21.

Includes funding provided directly to public K-12 schools from CRRSAA and ARPA. Excludes federal funds from the CARES Act, which were allocated in the 2020-21 budget.
COVID-19 = coronavirus disease 2019. CRRSAA = Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
ARPA = American Rescue Plan Act. CARES = Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security.