CAROLINE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE OPERATING ON A SUMMER HOURS SCHEDULE (MON.-THURS. 7AM-5PM) BEGINNING, TUESDAY MAY 28.

ESSER III

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Spending Plan

Governor Youngkin has challenged school divisions to spend all of their remaining Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds on proven efforts to recover learning like: supplementing learning through instruction before school, after school, on weekends, and in the summer; providing direct support to families to access tutoring; and/or extending the school year.   CCPS has solicited feedback from all stakeholders in our community in an effort to adjust and align our spending plan.

ESSER III Spending Plan

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Fund

The purpose of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III Fund is to help safely reopen and sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation’s students by addressing students’ academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs. Caroline County Public Schools has been awarded $6,369,208.62 in ESSER III funds. This plan describes how the awarded funds will be used. Questions about this plan should be directed to the Federal Programs Department, aross@ccps.us.

American Rescue Plan

American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III – Plan for Safe Return

CCPS has received additional funding from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III act. The purpose of the funding is to sustain the safe operation of schools and address the impacts of COVID-19 on the nation’s students by addressing students’ academic, social, emotional, and mental health needs. This plan describes how Caroline County Public Schools will maintain the health and safety of students, educators, and other school and division staff during and following the return to full in-person instruction.

The plan must be revised every 6 months with an opportunity for public comment. The current plan was revised on May 26, 2023. If you have any questions or comments regarding the plan, please contact the Federal Programs Department at 803-633-5088 ext. 1040.

Local Education Agency (LEA) Plan for Safe Return