Status of Human Services and Education Funding Under Supplemental COVID-19 Packages

Last Updated July 8, 2020.

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA; PL 116-127) and the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act; PL 116-136) included billions of dollars in supplemental funding for human services and education programs as well as various flexibilities for the states and counties responsible for administering these programs. This memo provides an overview of steps the federal government has taken to implement these new resources.  


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