CARES Act Fiscal Waivers
The CARES Act authorizes the Secretary to grant waivers requested by State educational agencies (SEAs) of section 421(b) of the General Education Provisions Act (GEPA), often referred to as the “Tydings Amendment,” to extend the period of availability of State formula grant funds authorized by the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins Act) and the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA).
On April 16th OCTAE began granting waivers of section 421(b) of GEPA, to extend the period of availability of Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 funds for programs in which the SEA participates as the eligible agency until September 30, 2021. The following States were granted waivers on their respective requests.
|State||AEFLA Waiver||Perkins Waiver||Date of Provisional Letter|
|Utah||X||X||4/24/2020 and 10/07/20|
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