K-12 Federal COVID-19 Relief Package Resources

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Funding Overview

Between March 2020 and March 2021, the United States federal government passed three relief packages which included more than $190 billion dollars of funding for K-12 education. The funding may be used for a variety of initiatives to help schools reopen safely. 

Use the following resources to further understand how the funding can help your district close the digital learning opportunity gap. 

Align your challenges with Blackboard solutions

Blackboard Learn

Ensure your students and teachers are connected in a virtual environment that supports learning and instruction. Student performance and grades can easily be shared while making all class materials accessible to everyone, including families across technology, language, and socio-economic divides. 

Blackboard Collaborate

Connect students and teachers in a virtual environment and establish a learning experience that keeps students actively involved and collaborating in a digital setting.

Blackboard Community Engagement

Engage families across technology, language, and socio-economic divides by reaching them across multiple communication channels. District, school, and classroom level information can be easily shared so all learning opportunities and aspects of school life can be accessible to everyone.

Blackboard Ally

Provide all students and community members equal access to online content for learning and engagement. 

Blackboard Reach

Create spaces that enable safe, personal interactions between teachers and students while also keeping families up to date with the latest classroom information.

Blackboard Mass Notifications

Keep all families up to date with the latest district, school, and classroom information. Your parents and students can stay informed about all learning opportunities and timely student specific data such as grades and attendance. 

Blackboard Analytics for Learn

Understand which students are struggling and how to best support them and their families to keep or get them on track. 

Have questions about how federal funding can help your district close the digital learning opportunity gap?