KDE accepting public comments on amended ARP ESSER plan

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) – which included more than $2 billion for Kentucky public schools – authorized a third ESSER fund that was signed into law on March 11, 2021, which is known as ARP ESSER.

By |2023-12-18T15:07:46-05:00December 18, 2023|

Barbourville Independent uses ESSER funds to purchase high-quality instructional resources

Barbourville Independent was one of nine school districts selected for a two-year pilot program using $2 million in federal American Rescue Plan and Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) funds to help them implement high-quality instructional resources aligned with Kentucky's academic standards and include research-based materials.

By |2023-08-18T08:49:11-04:00August 18, 2023|

At Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program, ESSER funds help students find community in diversity

When students meet each other for the first time at the Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program and ask where they’re from, they turn their hands sideways and curl in their thumb, creating a rough shape of the state. “If you were from Centre College, you'd be in the middle,” explained Marshall County native Sarah Umbarger, pointing to her palm. “Or if you're from Lexington, maybe a little over here, and it's just where you are on the map, and it helps just like visualize like where people are at in Kentucky.”

By |2023-07-24T09:25:03-04:00July 19, 2023|
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