Similar to the VA Home Loan Program, the HELPER Act eliminates the requirements for a down payment and a monthly mortgage insurance premium (MIP),” Rutherford’s office noted.
Last month, Congress authorized $122.7 billion for the ESSER as part of its $1.9 trillion stimulus package.
Shalala, who served as president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, noted the bill “requires reporting on teacher programs that are related to success in the classroom, such as admission standards, clinical preparation requirements, and outcome measures such as placement, retention, and performance. She weighed in on the proposal on Friday.
"Well, in this season of opportunity, we can say there is more out there to achieve for our state – and there is no reason why we can’t seize this moment and deliver for the people of Florida."