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Action Action Date Reconsidered By
04/05/2022 Adopted

Recommendation Information

That Superintendent's Recommendation #22-53, 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 Special Education IDEA INCREASE, for the period of October 4, 2022 to June 30, 2022 in the increased amount of $2,715. Grant SC22610.

Description: The increase of $2,715 is disturbed as follows: $2,205 for tuition, $407 for stipends for CCEIS, and $103 for the proportionate share services. Original text: The purpose of the Federal American Rescue Plan (ARP) IDEA is grant to provide additional funds beyond the district's IDEA allocation grant in order to ensure that eligible students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education that includes special education and related services designed to meet their individual needs. A with the allocation grant, the largest portion of the ARP IDEA grant will be used for out-of-district tuition. To meet the requirement of proportionate share for private schools, a set-aside of $20,487 will be used to provide consultant services to private school students and staff. The remainder of the grant ($88,248) will be used for activities under the Comprehensive Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CCEIS), including a consultant in culturally responsive behavioral interventions, an Extended Learning Time teacher stipend for pre-school class at Fletcher Maynard Academy, and stipends for staff to attend trainings outside normal working hours.