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小学和中学紧急救济 (艾瑟) III

概述

通过美国救援计划(ARP), 小学和中学紧急援助救济, 称为艾瑟 III, the sunbet平台 has been awarded a multiyear grant to support safe reopening, 维持sunbet平台的安全运行,公平地扩大因COVID-19大流行而受到学习损失严重影响的学生的机会.

资助金额: $43,537,970

性能时期: 3/24/2021 – 9/30/2024

艾瑟 III奖助金将分两个阶段发放:

  • 阶段1: 28996288美元,相当于总奖金的三分之二
  • 阶段2: $14,541,682, the remaining one-third, will be disbursed after the U.S. 教育部 approves the 马里兰州教育部’s plan.

格兰特总结

每个美国.S教育部, 艾瑟 III的资金“可用于广泛的活动,以满足因COVID-19大流行而产生或因其加剧的各种需求, 或者在大流行后变得更强大, 包括回应学生的社交活动, 情感, 心理健康, 和学术的需求.” The broad array of needs for which the funds can be used have been organized into three general groups: 学生支持; Safe sunbet平台重新开放, 和安全sunbet平台运作. 除了, there are grant compliance, grant hiring supports, and benefit costs.

A summary of the approved use of funds is shown below with examples of planned uses. 完整的 拨款申请及拨款预算 provides details on specific uses and costs, and can be found online.

所有ocation of 艾瑟 III Funds Pie Chart (March 2021 - September 2024). 学生支持(25美元,000,000美元)和安全sunbet平台运营($14,100,000)的总和占整个市场的90%. The table below details the fund allocation across the remaining categories.

格兰特汇总表

  使用的例子
学生支持 $25,097,179
  • 暑期sunbet平台的干预
  • 儿童早期 & 读写能力
  • 补偿服务
  • 教学软件
  • 一对一的设备支持和技术
sunbet平台安全操作 $14,125,040
  • HEPA过滤器
  • 暖通空调工程
  • sunbet平台护士
  • 个人防护用品
sunbet平台重新开放 $917,000
  • 自助餐厅帐篷
  • 休会监视器
授予管理和运营支持 $1,016,250
  • 人力资源人员
  • 财务人员
  • 批准报告和遵守规定
好处 $2,382,502
  • 所有授权职位的员工福利费用
总计 $43,537,970  

安全返回 to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services

In alignment with guidance and expectations provided by the 马里兰州教育部, all students were provided the opportunity to receive fully in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year. 另外, 的sunbet平台开发了一个完全数字化的选择, 数码教育中心(DEC), 今年服务了大约500名K-6年级的学生.

The efforts of all 的sunbet平台 staff continue to be grounded in equity, and embody the 的sunbet平台 战略行动呼吁, with decisions guided by three primary priorities: safety and well-being of our students and staff members; high-quality instruction for all students, 包括那些最脆弱的人, for academic recovery and acceleration; and resource availability, 包括人手和经费.

While 的sunbet平台 is largely focused on in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year, sunbet平台系统同时借鉴了疫情期间的经验教训和新的技术能力,以加强未来提供的数字产品. 利用《sunbet平台》资金获得的技术为为所有学生扩大和加强公平的教学机会开辟了许多创新的可能性.

维护健康和安全

sunbet平台 will continue to implement measures to safeguard physical well-being, 在仔细考虑霍华德县卫生部的指导意见后,决定戴口罩和其他健康和安全协议.

通用室内屏蔽

2021年8月, 的sunbet平台 announced that masks are required in all buildings and buses for all students, 工作人员和游客, 无论疫苗接种情况如何. Masks are not required for any students or staff while eating/drinking indoors. Masks also are not required outdoors, 然而 they are recommended for unvaccinated individuals.

疫苗接种/测试
需求 

sunbet平台的员工

所有的sunbet平台员工,包括全职和兼职员工, 永久的替代品, 长期的替代品, 午餐/课间休息时需要有监控器和翻译 provide proof of full vaccination or undergo regular weekly COVID-19 testing.

合同服务提供者

Contracted staff who work for before- and after-care and other service providers, 比如公交车司机, are required to implement a vaccine or testing requirement for employees.

学生运动员

所有 student-athletes in grades 9–12 are required to provide proof of vaccination or undergo weekly testing 为了参与. This requirement begins with the start of winter athletics practices.

志愿者和课堂观察员

The following groups are required to show proof of full vaccination at least five school days in advance:

  • 与学生互动的志愿者和监护人
  • 进行课堂观察的家长/监护人
  • 专业的个人或团体在上学的日子来到sunbet平台,为教学提供增强和支持,如音乐表演者和客座演讲者.

关于志愿人员/观察员疫苗需求的详细信息 是网上.

学生的幸福

Student well-being is an ongoing priority for all 的sunbet平台 staff. Student support staff in schools leverage the resources provided by 的sunbet平台, 合作组织和社区提供者监测学生的健康状况,并对学生需要帮助的情况作出反应. Using FY21 and FY22 Trauma and Behavioral Health grant funds, 的sunbet平台本学年将在其中学试行一项幸福筛查工具,以确保经历过创伤的学生得到识别和支持. Their ongoing well-being will be tracked with an addition to the 的sunbet平台 student data management system, 由arp资助的创伤和行为健康基金资助.

设施空气质量 

sunbet平台 implemented a combination of measures to improve building ventilation at each school, 包括便携式高效空气过滤器(HEPA)风扇/过滤装置,为每个sunbet平台的COVID隔离室提供辅助空气清洁, and in portable classrooms where outdoor air is not introduced through the HVAC unit. 的sunbet平台sunbet平台建筑内所有学生居住区域和所有其他移动教室的暖通空调设备提供室外空气通风. 除了, 的sunbet平台 has additional portable HEPA fan/filtration units on order to deploy as necessary, 然而, 所有目前因无法满足通风指引而需要安装过滤器的空间均配备了便携式高效空气过滤器(HEPA)风扇/过滤装置.

这是的sunbet平台利用7美元的意图,600,ARP 艾瑟计划拨款000美元给sunbet平台系统,使目标HVAC系统能够在所有条件下提供充足的室外空气通风,同时保持可接受的室内空气相对湿度,从而改善室内空气质量. Work has already begun and will be completed within the grant period. 额外的3美元,000,将用于为每个的sunbet平台教室和自助餐厅购买配备高效微粒空气过滤器的空气净化器.

The following improvements to building ventilation already have been implemented at all schools:

  1. 凡是可能的地方,所有暖通空调机组都安装了最低效率报告值(MERV)等级为MERV 13的空气过滤器.
  2. Outdoor air ventilation has been maximized at all schools by ensuring that outdoor air dampers, 机场空侧省煤器, 所有暖通空调装置的排气扇工作正常. 在所有的暖通空调设备中,还解决了16个空气过滤器周围的空气旁路,以确保所有空气都通过空气过滤器,而不是绕过它们.
  3. 暖通空调系统的运行时间已经延长, starting two hours before school occupancy through two hours after school occupancy, to flush schools with additional outdoor air ventilation prior to students’ arrival and after their departure.
  4. HVAC units provide approximately six room air changes per hour durin student-occupied hours.
  5. 按需控制的通风系统已被禁用,以确保当sunbet平台被占用时,为每个空间设计的100%的室外气流将持续输送.
  6. 暖通空调系统能量回收单元在夏季和冬季非极端条件下被禁用,以防止任何排风被重新带入室外空气通风系统.
  7. 每所sunbet平台卫生套间的隔离室内都安装了便携式高效微粒空气(HEPA)风机/过滤装置, 如上所述.
  8. Carbon dioxide (CO2) sensors with data logging capabilities have been installed in all school cafeterias. 室内空气中的二氧化碳含量, 以二氧化碳的百万分之一(ppm)来测量, provides an indication of the effectiveness of the outdoor air ventilation in diluting airborne contaminants.

个人防护设备 

sunbet平台预计使用大约863美元,380美元用于继续购买员工和学生的个人防护装备,以及有机玻璃和其他屏障,以补充社交距离并减少COVID-19的传播. This includes the purchase of 个人防护用品 and barriers for music instruction, which will take place prior to and during the 2021-2022 school year. Other 个人防护用品 will be replaced as needed throughout the following two school years.

额外的人员 

To ensure continued excellence in providing health services to students, approximately

$1,905,在未来三年内,将用该方案中443项资金支付另外5名护士和2名保健助理的工资和福利. It is anticipated that ongoing COVID-19 related duties will continue to occupy existing health services staff; with additional staffing 的sunbet平台 can ensure student’s daily health needs continue to be met even as nurses are involved in assessing potential COVID-19 instances, 隔离和追踪接触者.

约567美元,1万美元,43美元,联邦保险缴款法案(FICA)中的376项资金将用于在2021-2022学年为42所的sunbet平台小学每一所额外雇佣两名课间监督员. This extra supervision will allow a maximum number of students to eat lunch outside, 如果天气允许的话, which will reduce the risk of transmission when students are maskless and eating.

sunbet平台也将使用215美元,供应和材料费用769美元和134美元,购买和租用75顶帐篷的合同服务费用为231英镑,这些帐篷将为学生提供持续的户外用餐区. 还有休息监视器, 在学生不戴口罩吃饭的情况下,可以最大限度地增加外出就餐的学生人数,最大限度地降低传播风险.

另外, $272,车间工资160美元,20美元,820 in FICA will be used to hire two bus monitors at each of 的sunbet平台’ 42 elementary schools. The monitors are needed due to the national bus driver shortage, which has caused 的sunbet平台 to rely on double bus runs at many schools. 监测员会协助学生正确上、下车,尽量减少病毒在的sunbet平台学生及教职员之间传播的风险, 以及学生与巴士司机之间的交流. The monitors also will help ensure that all proper COVID-19 protocols are being followed on the buses, including that proper ventilation is being provided through open bus windows.

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