The Associated Press is reporting that American schools received 123 billion in extra funding in the face of Covid 19. To help schools reopen and recover from the pandemic. Part of the American Rescue Plan signed in March by President Joe Biden that sent money to schools, was giving larger shares to those with higher poverty rates in their districts. It’s the latest of several rounds of funding Congress funneled to the states to address education needs. The AP has tracked more than $157 billion distributed so far to school districts nationwide.