U.S. The Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, offers access to the Puerto Rico Department of Education to the relief support Pandemic and other grant funds March 22, 2021 Contact: Press office, (202) 401-1576, Press@ed.gov
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    The secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, a letter was sent to the honorable Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, informing him that the US Department of Education UU (department) has provided immediate access to the Commonwealth at $ 912 Millions in Federal Education Funds, which had not been available for Puerto Rico as a result of previously imposed concession conditions.

    These funds include $ 390 million under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Safety Act (Cuiders Law) and high school high school and high school (ESSER I) and the Governor Emergency Education Relief Fund (Geer I). The funds also include all funds from the 2019 fiscal department program for a total of $ 522 million, including funds under Title I, Part A of the Primary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Part B of individuals with disabled. Law.

    The release of the funds marks the department's commitment and the Biden Administration in support for Puerto Rico as the Commonwealth recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and the recent natural disasters that have Impacked students, families and educators across the island.

    In the letter to Governor Pierluisi, Cardona Secretary declared:

    "As we renew our association with the Department of Education of Puerto Rico (PRDE), I wish to affirm my commitment and the Commitment of the department, to support Puerto Rico and I create in a collaborative and mutually respectful way, with the shared objective of benefiting the students of the Commonwealth.

    "As the community of Puerto Rico faces the challenges From the pandemic and continues to recover from hurricanes and the most recent earthquakes, the department understands the urgency of accessing the vital funds of federal education to meet the port needs of rican students who are experiencing a composite trauma.

    "The department is committed to associating and supporting Puerto Rico in the efficient and effective use of department's funds to serve students in Puerto Rico, even to reopen schools safely and maximize the Instruction time in person ".

    Funds published today are now immediately available for use by Commonwealth. As part of the department's commitment to expand equitable access to education, the department will work with Puerto Rico to identify how these funds can be used better to address the academic, social, emotional and mental health needs of students in Puerto Rico. The Department is also committed to working in association with Puerto Rico to implement improved monitoring and responsibility measures to ensure that these essential resources result in impacting programs and services for the Commonwealth students, and are spent in compliance with applicable laws and others Requirements. "@Context": "https://schema.org", "@type": "SpecialAnnounecement", "Name": "The Secretary of Education of the USA UU Miguel Cardona offers the Department of Education from Puerto Rico Access to the aid of Relief Pandemic and other grant funds "," Text ":" The Secretary of Education of the USA UU Miguel Cardona, nowadays sent a letter to the honorable Pedro Pierluisi, Governor of The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, informing him that the United States, "" Dateposted ":" 2021-03 -22T14: 39: 12z "," Vence ":" 2021-12-31t23: 59z "," newsupdatesandatesAndGuidelines ":" https: //www.ed.gov/news/press-releses/us-secretary-education-Miguel -cardona-provides: port-rich-department-education-education-access-pandemia-aid-aid-funds-funds " , "Category": "https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q81068910", "SpatalCoverage": ["Type": "Administrativearea", "Name": "United States"


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