The Biden-Harris American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (H.R. 1319; ARP) has $167 billion in funding available for education and for adjacent services for school-age children. The funds are focused on reopening schools and helping schools address disruptions to teaching and learning resulting from the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) public health emergency. Funding related to education includes $165.9 billion for the Education Stabilization Fund and $1 billion for the Head Start program. Another $12 billion is for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs providing nutrition assistance for school-age children eligible for free or . . .
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