The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) District Plan for Rowan County Schools

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) – which included more than $2 billion for Kentucky public schools – recently authorized a third ESSER Fund, ARP ESSER. These funds are designated to support schools in safely reopening and sustaining safe operations of schools while meeting the academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs of students resulting from the coronavirus disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) pandemic. Rowan County has received two-thirds of ESSER funds, which was spent on our Virtual Online Platform, virtual teachers to support the virtual academy (RCOLA), instructional and intervention resources, 1-1 technology devices, and our summer learning program. The remaining funds are set to arrive soon. We are seeking feedback from stakeholders on the creation of our plan related to the American Rescue Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) fund.

Please take a moment to fill out the following survey. Results from this survey will be used to assist in creating our plan. Also there will be a special called board meeting on July 7, 2021 at 6:00pm to discuss the district plan. All meetings are open to the public. Public input can also be submitted at the following email by 5 p.m. ET July 2, 2021.




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