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Learn more about the federal funding available to American schools through the American Rescue Plan (ARP), announced in March 2021.
The potential impact of the American Rescue Plan on K-12 education in the United States is vast and can assist your learning institution tremendously.
Mobile Guardian has created an ARP Support System to assist schools in America in their application for funding for the American Rescue plan regarding device management software, Web filtering and Classroom management tools.
An outline of the rescue plan in its entirety is available here, with contextual circumstances for readers.
Department of Education Announcement that outlines the allocation of funds per state across America.
A full summary of the ARP is outlined in two pages for a high-level understanding of the plan.
The application process can be a multi-faceted and complicated process. If you would like some assistance don’t hesitate in getting hold of us to assist you with your application process.
The Plan has contributed towards the reopening of K-12 schools and driving the equitable expansion of learning opportunities for students throughout the country.
The Department of Education’s efforts to make funds available to State educational Agencies (SEAs) has provided educators with the hope that they will be able to roll out successful learning programs for the rest of 2021 and into 2022.
Below are some further approaches to implementation to consider.
To help schools drive recovery, the District Administration have put together a playbook for schools
The balancing act between in-person and hybrid learning is fraught with challenges. Here are a framework to help the transition.
Insights from Education in 2020 by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
The American Rescue Plan has impacted the back to school program significantly and schools have made great progress returning to their classrooms despite the challenges.
With many challenges facing American schools, here are a few further resources of how subsets of the plan can assist your organisation to overcome its challenges.
Further investigation into funding seeking to assist state and local governments address the impact of COVID-19.
The ECF is a program focused on schools and libraries and will cover reasonable costs of hardware for ealning as part of the ARP Act of 2021.
As the largest-ever one-time federal investment in K-12, some of the challenges faced are covered here.
The second round of funding is open and schools are encouraged to make applications.
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“Mobile Guardian’s support is a lot better than our previous MDM vendor. They had terrible support and so we made the switch over to Mobile Guardian.”
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