$47 million Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER II)

Funds $47 million in emergency assistance to address the disruptions and challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes a $1.3 million allocation for the teacher pipeline of which $789,730 goes towards the expansion of the Georgia Math & Reading Corps program in Southwest Georgia. The emergency assistance fund allows colleges and universities across Georgia to recruit college students to serve as tutors, specifically in rural districts. The remaining $517,575 will also be used to support the teacher pipeline and accelerate literacy through a variety of activities (e.g. providing college tutors for reading instruction to K-5 students and developing best practices for integrating tutoring support throughout the school day).

State
Georgia
Does the tutoring effort have associated state legislation?
No
Status
Effective for the 2022-23 school year