College divisions in Virginia could have a further 12 months to spend federal funds for profession and technical schooling, grownup schooling and household literacy packages, following the U.S. Division of Schooling’s choice to increase the deadline from Sept. 30
“With out this flexibility, Virginia college divisions would have needed to return much-needed federal CTE, grownup schooling and household literacy funds that they have been unable to spend by September 30 because of the closure of colleges due to the pandemic,” stated Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane. “The waivers will enable college divisions to plan for the resumption of those important packages for college students and communities as soon as faculties reopen.”
The waivers ease limits on the quantity of unspent funds college divisions could carry-over from one federal fiscal 12 months to the following underneath the Carl D. Perkins Profession and Technical Schooling Act and the Grownup Schooling and Household Literacy Act.
On Thursday, Lane submitted Virginia’s utility for waivers of deadlines for states and native college districts to spend federal schooling allotted underneath the 2 acts. The U.S. Division of Schooling granted preliminary approval immediately, and licensed Virginia to implement the waivers pending formal approval later this spring.