CARES Act School Funding: What To Know

In March 2020, the U.S. Congress passed the CARES Act in response to the novel coronavirus through the GEER Fund or Governors Emergency Education Relief Fund. This financial aid package was provided to all of the states for funding schools and offering flexibility during the pandemic.1 Now, more than a year after the global pandemic…

Does Tap Water Have Fluoride in It?

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral released from rocks into soil… so, does tap water have fluoride in it? Yes, although contrary to popular belief, the levels of natural fluoride in tap water typically are too low to prevent tooth decay. Therefore, it’s common practice for communities to increase fluoride concentration levels in public water…