These questions and answers are in response to the CARES Act’s Education Stabilization Fund Programs: 1.) the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSERF), and 2.) the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEERF).
The purpose of this document is to answer Frequently Asked Questions about the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund (GEER Fund)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a set of documents designed to provide guidance on how child care centers, schools, restaurants and bars, and other establishments could begin the process of reopening in the face of the coronavirus.
Provide guidance for cleaning and disinfecting all core assets.
In consideration of Welcome Back planning, here is a summary of the general guidance outlined for facilities, compiled from both the district leaders and school leaders levels.
CDC recommends in its updated safety practices for schools and the school environment measures applicable to school buses.
School Fleet Management shares steps schools and bus companies need to take to help ensure the buses their students ride in are as hygienically clean as possible.
CDC offers bus drivers guidance regarding COVID-19.
CDC offers schools recommendations for maintaining healthy environments. If transport vehicles (e.g., buses) are used by the school, drivers should practice all safety actions and protocols as indicated for other staff (e.g., hand hygiene, cloth face coverings). To clean and disinfect school buses or other transport vehicles, see guidance for bus drivers.
Bus Operators and Transit Authorities – COVID 19 Guidance. This guidance is more for transit authorities but may have some guidelines you want to review for school bus safety.