Ichabod Crane Central School District is scheduled to receive one-time federal funding through the American Rescue Plan (ARP) and the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act (CRRSAA) in the following amounts:
ARP: $2,113,938 to be spent between March 13, 2020 to September 30, 2024
CRRSAA: $1,603,769 to be spent between March 13, 2020 to September 30, 2023
That’s a total of $3,717,707 that must be budgeted over the next two to three years.
These federal funds require a community engagement process and we want to give you an opportunity to provide feedback on how to best use these one-time funds, please click on the link below to fill out the survey. That feedback will ensure we are using it to address the impacts the pandemic has had on our students, faculty and staff in ways that align with school community priorities.
Please complete this short survey by midnight on Sunday, June 13. It asks you to prioritize potential uses of these allocated federal funds in a variety of categories including:
~Safety and Security of Facilities (including relevant facility improvements)
~Operating schools and meeting the needs of students
~Purchasing educational technology
~Addressing the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on students, including the impacts of interrupted instruction and learning loss and the impacts on low-income students, children with disabilities, English language learners, and students experiencing homelessness
~Implementing evidence-based strategies to meet students’ social, emotional and mental health needs
~Offering evidence-based summer, afterschool, and other extended learning and enrichment programs
~Supporting early childhood education
~HVAC (ventilation and air filtration)
For more information about the federal funding, please review the USDE fact sheet at: https://oese.ed.gov/files/2021/03/FINAL_ARP-ESSER-FACT-SHEET.pdf
We will share our plans for how these federal funds will be used as soon as possible during Summer 2021. Know that we truly value your input as we prepare to use this funding for the maximum benefit of our students going forward.