Governor Tim Walz on July 30 issued Emergency Executive Order 20-82, which sets guidance for schools during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Safe Learning Plan for 2020-2021. Reopening options will be partly triggered by county virus infection rates.
Governor Tim Walz issued Emergency Executive Order 20-81, which requires Minnesotans to wear a face covering in certain settings to prevent the spread of COVID-19. See Pages 10-11 for information about K-12 schools. (July 22, 2020)
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes an Education Stabilization Fund, which in turn contains two major sources of funding for schools: the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund and the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund. Visit the Minnesota Department of Education website for information about the status of these programs in Minnesota.
U.S. Department of Education: IDEA Dispute Resolution Procedures | Part B | Part C (June 22, 2020)
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