CC/E mulls ESSER funds
Money earmarked for COVID-19 mitigation in school
May 6, 2021
Clay Central/Everly has a money problem, but nobody's complaining.
District officials are trying to figure out how to spend approximately $398,000 in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. The money was allocated by Congress to address the ongoing impact of COVID-19 in America's school districts with the goal of mitigating the effects of the pandemic.
Superintendent Kevin Wood on April 28 provided an ESSER update to the school board. He is investigating spending the money on summer school and additional curriculum to close the learning gap, as well as new HVAC mini...