APR ESSER Use Of Funds Plan

LEA Plan for Use of Funds

1. The extent to which and how the funds will be used to implement prevention and mitigation strategies that are to the greatest extent practicable consistent with the most recent CDC guidance on reopening schools in order to continuously and safely open and operate schools for in-person learning; (0 of 2000 maximum characters used) 

Funds will be used to support in person learning and to ensure a safe environment for learning. The school will purchase various items such as masks, desk guards, sanitation supplies, and other necessary supplies to combat the spread of COVID-19.

2. How the LEA will use the funds it reserves under section 2001(e)(1) of the ARP Act to address the academic impact of lost instructional time through the implementation of evidence-based interventions such as summer learning or summer enrichment extended day comprehensive afterschool programs or extended school year; (0 of 2000 maximum characters used) 

The school will implement an afterschool program that focuses on the use of technology, stem activities, and student centered learning using the Universal Design for Learning model. In addition, students identified as Tier II and Tier III will be provided intensive support to combat the COVID learning loss and instructional gap. Furthermore, gifted and talented students will have opportunities to participate in rigorous programs that cater to their unique learning needs. The school will create a Saturday School (extended week) program to address attendance, behavioral and SEL concerns, as well as, academics. 

3. How the LEA will spend its remaining ARP ESSER funds consistent with section 2001(e)(2) of the ARP Act; and (0 of 2000 maximum characters used) 

The school has identified students that have suffered socially, emotionally, and academically as a result of COVID-19. Therefore the school will offer a Saturday remediation and enrichment program that will provide students with counseling services, academic support, transportation, and a hot meal. The program will offer students a safe place to go to over the weekend where they will be able to flourish academically, socially and emotionally.

4. How the LEA will ensure that the interventions it implements, including but not limited to the interventions implemented under section 2001(e)(1) of the ARP Act to address the academic impact of lost instructional time, will respond to the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of all students, and particularly those students disproportionately impacted by the COVID–19 pandemic, including students from low-income families, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, and migratory students. Under this requirement, an LEA must engage in meaningful consultation with stakeholders and give the public an opportunity to provide input in the development of its plan. Specifically, an LEA must engage in meaningful consultation with students; families; school and district administrators (including special education administrators); and teachers, principals, school leaders, other educators, school staff, and their unions. 

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The teachers will be provided ongoing training in small group instruction, evidenced based technology programs that support math and ELA, guided reading, universal design for learning, and Multi-tiered systems of instruction. Students will be exposed to an academically rigorous curriculum that fosters a student centered learning approach. Students' schedule will support small group instruction,  evidenced based technology programs that support math and ELA, guided reading, universal design for learning, and Multi-tiered systems of instruction. Communications and advertising will be targeted to include students from low-income families, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, and migratory students. Communications will be shared in Spanish.  The EL teacher and student services will coordinate efforts to reach English learners and migratory students. The district will hold a virtual meeting, inviting all stakeholders,  to introduce the program and solicit suggestions from stakeholders.  

5. Additionally, an LEA must engage in meaningful consultation with each of the following, to the extent present in or served by the LEA: Tribes; civil rights organizations (including disability rights organizations); and stakeholders representing the interests of children with disabilities, English learners, children experiencing homelessness, children in foster care, migratory students, children who are incarcerated, and other underserved students. (0 of 2000 maximum characters used) 

The school will continue to partner with external partners such as ABLW, Head Start and a counseling service for staff. ABLW is an external organization composed of African American female attorneys that will work directly with female middle school students to encourage academic support and excellence. The Head start program will provide academic and social support to families and students ages 0-5 years old. Parents Anonymous will work with parents of underserved populations, providing counseling and resource services. The Indian Education program will work to educate students about Native American History and the connection to our local roots. Step Ahead provides services to students in crisis. Outside counseling services will provide staff with confidential counseling, as needed. The Migrant Program works with our EL population. Adelante Juntos will provide STEM activities and educational guidance to our Latino and EL population.  TOP provides sex and drug education lessons to our Middle School students.