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That Superintendent's Recommendation #21-283, Grant Award, be adopted as follows: that the School Committee accept and approve the grant award below in the amount and for the period indicated.
FY22 Title III: English Language Acquisition for Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students for the period September 1, 2021 to June 30, 2021 in the amount of $67,380.00. Grant SC22737.
Description: This grant will fund four-week supplemental summer enrichment programs for English Language learners (ELLs) at the elementary and supper school levels. The programs will improve educational performance by assisting, these students to learn English and meet state academic content standards. It will also provide support for Ellevation (a software data and professional learning program), Parent ESL classes, online PD, and registration fees for Sheltered English Immersion (SEI) teachers to attend the annual MA conference for Teachers of Speakers of Other Languages Conference (MATSOL). ELLs at a private school who are assessed for eligibility will receive tutoring services on a proportional basis.