From EdNC’s Alex Granados:
Another bill that extends the deadlines for parents to apply for $335 in federal COVID-19 relief funding passed the full Senate yesterday. Roughly $62 million remains in the pot of funds available for the checks, and those who were not able to apply by the December deadline now have until May. The full House will take up this bill today.
North Carolina has the opportunity to demonstrate its support for the health and safety of its educators and school personnel by ensuring they have prioritized access to available COVID-19 vaccines.... Read the rest