Ed Dept allows repurposing of federal funds for ed tech, PD in favor of distance learning

educationdive | April 06, 2020

Ed Dept allows repurposing of federal funds for ed tech, PD in favor of distance learning
The U.S. Department of Education announced Monday states can apply for flexibility in using parts of Title I, II, III, IV and V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. States that apply can expect to receive an initial response within one business day. The repurposed funds can be used to support technology infrastructure and teacher professional development as districts shift to distance learning models. Flexibilities would: Waive restrictions that allowed states to carry over only 15% of Title I funding from the previous fiscal year.Waive the needs assessment justifying fund use, content-specific spending requirements, and restrictions on tech infrastructure spending under Title IV.

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