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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
08/23/2022 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #22-214, 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 ARP II Homeless Children and Youth INCREASE (SC22711) in the amount of $56,204.00 for the period of November 23, 2022 to June 30, 2023.

Description:  The increase of $13,343 will be used to provide stipends for support and teaching staff to attend training, to provide additional tuition funding for summer and after-school programs, to cover contractual increases in the FTE cost of the social worker, and for additional emergency supplies. Original text: The second FY 2022 Homeless grant is funded by the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP), this grant will fund 0.33 of the salary of the social worker to provide services for unhoused children, youth, and their families. ARP I and Title I will each fund another third of the salary of this social worker, and the benefits will be split between Title I and this ARP II grant. In addition, the grant will fund emergency supplies and MBTA passes for these families as well as partial scholarships for unhoused students to attend community non-profit summer and after-school programs.