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ESSER Funding

The American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021, Public Law 117-2, was enacted on March 11, 2021. The ARP Act provides additional funding for school districts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Education portion of ARP is known as the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III or ARP ESSER) Fund. The purpose of the ESSER III fund is to support the safe reopening and sustaining safe operations of schools while meeting students’ academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

This survey is to inform each stakeholder group of anticipated district priorities and seeks feedback around anticipated activities through these funds.

You can read the full scope of requirements here: https://www.doe.mass.edu/federalgrants/esser/

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Charter School of Excellence received an allocation of $2,720,097 to be spent through June 2024. Therefore, this will be a multi-year plan for anticipated activities.
 

Please read each question for additional information.