The statutory intent and purpose
of the ARP Act is to provide wrap-around services in light
of the challenges of COVID-19; and assistance needed to enable
homeless children and youth to attend school and participate fully in school
The intent and purpose of ESSER
III is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools, and
to address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on students.
El Paso Academy is eligible for
$872,885 ESSER III funding: 2/3 of the amount was available Fall 2021 and 1/3
balance Spring 2022.
At least 20% of its ESSER III
funds for the following:
loss through the implementation of evidence-based interventions, such as
summer learning or summer enrichment, extended day, comprehensive afterschool
programs, or extended school year programs; and ensuring that such
interventions respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and
address the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on the student
subgroups described in ESEA, Title 1, Part A, students experiencing
homelessness, and youth in foster care.