Shelby County Schools received over $775 million in federal relief funding in response to the pandemic. Though these funds were meant to combat the pandemic and learning loss, they came with few strings attached. Most concerning is the lack of transparency around these dollars, with SCS budgeting nearly $34 million on “Indirect Costs” with no other information provided. As of July 2022, SCS has spent $178 million of its federal funds, or less than one-quarter of its total funds.

*There is no graphic for this county because so much was in indirect spending.

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