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Georgia Foundation for Public Education, Innovation Fund Foundation award COVID-19 Response Fund grants to 11 districts, schools

The Georgia Foundation for Public Education and the Innovation Fund Foundation – the philanthropic arms of the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Student Achievement, respectively – are awarding $100,000 in COVID-19 Response Fund grants to Georgia districts and schools.

Lyerly Elementary School (Chattooga County Schools) – $10,000 – Mental Health Services

Lyerly Elementary School will use CRF funds to provide small-group counseling sessions for high-risk students to mitigate stress responses to the pandemic. In addition, the school will provide Trauma-Based Responsiveness Intervention professional development to faculty prior to students returning in fall 2020.