May 13th, Gov. Tom Wolf announced that the U.S. Department of Education has passed Pennsylvania’s request for $523 Million to support school districts. This money will be used on services such as food, professional training, technology purchases, sanitization and cleaning supplies, summer and after-school programs, and mental health supports.
Schools are being urged to prioritize families who are in need, impoverished, students with disabilities, English learners, migrant students, students experiencing homelessness, and children in foster care.
This information was provided by https://www.governor.pa.gov/newsroom/pennsylvania-receives-523-million-in-one-time-federal-emergency-funds-to-support-schools/ .