More outdoor classrooms. Visits from local artists. New cybersecurity courses. Improvements to a greenhouse. A wellness room for school staff.
Those are some plans principals have for investing a chunk of the federal pandemic relief coming to New Haven Public Schools.
The money to NHPS is coming through the federal American Rescue Plan’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund.
In addition to district-wide decisions about how to spend the bulk of the money, principals have been invited to draw up plans for spending between $10,000 to $200,000 over the next three years (based on their schools’ enrollments). Click here to see how much each school gets.
Three principals presented their plans at Monday night’s regular meeting of the Board of Education during its regular Monday meeting. (View the presentation here.)
The ARP ESSER Grant provided NHPS with a total…