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Belton ISD seeks to recover from COVID impact

TDT News 25 Jul 2021
The Belton Independent School District is looking to get its students back on track ... Similar to the statewide results, Belton ISD students saw their widest decline from 2019 in math, according to state data. Students in third to eighth grades, on average, registered double-digit percentage declines ... ESSER III funding.

CCP is paying off tuition debt with emergency relief funds

The Philadelphia Tribune 25 Jul 2021
Many Philadelphia Community College students are finding relief as they check their college accounts this week ... CCP is using $2.75 million in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) through the CARES Act specifically for student tuition balances and books ... The college hopes the funds will encourage students to re-enroll.

Clark Atlanta to cancel student account balances using COVID-19 aid dollars

The Grio 25 Jul 2021
In the letter, the university states that a large amount of funding came from the CARES Act and the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), which has enabled the university to support its students in a myriad of ways.

NEVADA VIEWS: Clark County School District dragging its feet with virus relief money

Las Vegas Review-Journal 25 Jul 2021
With school starting up again in just a few weeks, the district has no visible plan for investing the $845 million in American Rescue Plan funds to help my students recover from the unprecedented trauma and disrupted learning of the past year ... funds into students this fall.


The Clarksdale Press Register 25 Jul 2021
Additionally, MDE informed CECHS that it would cease to exist, on and after July 1, 2021, unless the school entered into funding agreements with the local school districts whose students were eligible to enroll in CECHS ... actions which were in the best interests of the students.

Norwin seeks input on proposed health, safety plan

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 25 Jul 2021
The school district, which will maintain its Norwin Online Academy for students who do not want to return to class, is required to update its health and safety plan to be eligible for a grant from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief fund, Superintendent Jeff Taylor said in a statement.

Whitmer's veto of reading scholarships sparks voucher debate

The Dispatch 25 Jul 2021
It would have been funded with federal COVID-19 relief aid ... The funding would have gone to Grand Valley State University to disburse up to $1,000 each to public K-5 students who are not proficient in reading ... Fewer than half of students are proficient on the state's standardized English language arts test.

Honoring dead falls to Chilocco alumni

Enid News & Eagle 25 Jul 2021
The graveyard at the former federally-funded school is likely to become part of a nationwide Department of the Interior investigation aimed at locating the unmarked graves of native students at boarding schools ... For nearly 100 years, the Chilocco school housed Native students from more than 127 tribes from across the Western United States.

ECTC awarded $50,000 for Metallica Scholars Initiative

The News-Enterprise 25 Jul 2021
Funded by Metallica’s ... This is the second year the initiative has supported ECTC students, and the new funding will provide scholarships to truck driving students in the ECTC Workforce Solutions Commercial Driver’s License program and students in advanced manufacturing programs.

Let schools decide how to spend pandemic windfall

Live Mint 25 Jul 2021
Districts should give just as much discretion to individual schools, which have the best grasp of the needs of their students and communities. Chicago has taken that approach and will give about one-third of its pandemic funds to principals to spend as they see fit ... Modest funding can go a long way when schools are given discretion over spending.

Summer school programs getting students on track

Herald-Standard 25 Jul 2021
Local educators say that students need summer classes to help offset learning losses and higher student failure rates, but noted another benefit ... With ESSERS funding available, said Smith, it will be the responsibility of schools – as they’ve done in the past – to address students encountering social and emotional issues.

Federal funding allows Hamtramck schools to expand and improve

Hamtramck Review 25 Jul 2021
Millions of dollars in federal funding came to the district to make its buildings safe from the spread of COVID-19 ... That federal money freed up the district’s general budget to purchase two buildings for much-needed additional classroom for students ... The injection of federal funding, Ahmed said, will “bring us closer to equitable learning.”.

Your Views for July 25

Hawaii Tribune-Herald 25 Jul 2021
Kishimoto mentioned, “in the midst of a pandemic, the DOE had $100 million taken from kids .” These monies were to be used to equip students with the resources and tools to succeed academically ... Not allocating funds for student achievement is a disservice to our keiki and our community.

'A Pressing National Challenge': WSU to Lead New Regional Cybersecurity Education and Research Institute

The Centralia Chronicle 25 Jul 2021
The cyberoperations research and teaching center, set to start this fall, will offer four-year degree and certificate programs to students, as well as ROTC and Department of Defense-skilled civilian workers, in computer science and other majors in cyberbasics, -operations and -defense.

MPCC Offers $20 Per Credit Hour Discount For Dual Enrollment Classes

Sandhills Express 25 Jul 2021
... colleges are eligible to receive funds to support dual credit enrollment ... Mid-Plains Community College has elected to use its allocation of the state funds to provide a $20 per credit hour discount to all students who enroll in a dual credit course for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.