Kate Barlett shared
that ESSER allocations are calculated using the Title I formula; however,
these funds may be used for any allowable activities under ESSER funding
guidelines and are not subject to Title I requirements.Coronavirus Relief
Funds were distributed on a per-pupil basis that incorporated factors from
the School Finance Formula.
Ms. Bartlett and Jennifer Okes, also with CDE, answered questions from
the committee regarding the distribution of Coronavirus Relief Funds, federal
government audits around funding uses, and CDE's efforts to review applications
for funding to ensure that they're consistent with the allowable uses listed
in the funding guidelines.