Parents, schools, and community organizations say many families aren’t receiving the information they need to take advantage of the benefits.
“This is not at all what we are seeing in any shape or form,” said Mary Alice Cohen, of the Colorado Department of Early Childhood.
Esto significa que por lo menos $35 millones en beneficios potenciales siguen sin utilizarse y podrían caducar a principios del año que viene.
Districts across the nation, including Chicago, have been bracing for financial challenges as their pandemic relief dollars run out.
P-EBT funds have been doled out in recent years to help cover meal costs for families whose students usually receive free meals at school.
With the deadline to spend federal COVID money coming in September 2024, educators, advocates, and lobbyists urged the state to add more funding for schools in the 2025 budget.
Some districts used pandemic aid to shore up their budgets amid enrollment declines. They’ll no longer have that option late next year.
The virtual tutoring can vary from school to school, and can be used to fill vacant positions, offer academic interventions, or provide SAT prep.
Some principals say the program is paying off and want to find funding to keep it going.
Here’s what we know: high-poverty schools face a bigger cliff, that more federal money won’t be forthcoming, and that school budgets will be shaped both by districts’ own financial decisions and those made by state politicians.
The inspector general found they fraudulently got federal loans during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
The move by Las Vegas and Tampa area schools follows scrutiny of the company’s practices.
The loss of extra programming — like after-school tutoring, smaller class sizes, additional staff — could make learning loss recovery even more challenging.
Detroit Public Schools Community District focused on one-time items that would help students get back in the classroom, and address infrastructure needs.
Teachers can apply for grants up to $1,000 for supplies that will help students recover from disrupted learning.
The first Indiana school districts head back to school this week amid a spate of new laws and policies that will affect what happens in the classroom.
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The latest round of benefits is intended to help families cover summer meal costs.
Paper tutors often juggle multiple students at once and are pushed to work on subjects they don’t know, records and interviews show.