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The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) should soon receive the final third of nearly $2 billion allocated to the state under the most recent round of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding, superintendents were told during the June 8 Special Superintendents’ Webcast.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) released updated guidance on the use of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds on May 3 following the enactment of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Kentucky schools will get just over $2 billion dollars in a third round of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) funding from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).
Kentucky superintendents heard details of new guidance on school operations for the rest of this academic year and the coming fall during the Kentucky Department of Education’s (KDE’s) Superintendents’ Webcast on March 9.
During a School Nurse End of the Year Webcast on March 1, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) encouraged school health providers to prepare to offer services to students during the summer.
Superintendents of five public school districts shared how they will use new federal ESSER II funding. Returning to in-person classes, administration of statewide assessments and using retired teachers as substitutes also was discussed.
At a Feb. 17 virtual meeting, the Kentucky Department of Education’s Directors of Special Education (DoSE) Advisory Group discussed new federal funding from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER II) Grant Program and how the almost $1 billion coming to Kentucky’s schools may affect districts’ local and state funds used to provide special education and related services.
The KDE has released new guidance on operating schools after staff have been vaccinated, use of new federal funding and managing student promotion and retention.
The Kentucky Department of Education released three new COVID-19 guidance documents on Feb. 8, one on decisions regarding student promotion or retention, one on operating schools after staff vaccination and another on the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund II (ESSER II).
New federal legislation provides the largest discretionary K-12 funding in history, with new allowable uses and streamlined spending.
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