GCPS outlines use of CARES Act resources | News

In accordance to a general public data request, inside of the $508,410 CRF fund allocation, GCPS filed in the adhering to categories:

nFacilitating length learning: $153,483.88. This includes distribution of products these kinds of as Chromebooks to every single scholar to accessibility online programming as well as cameras, microphones, headphones and new software package for lecturers.

nFood plans: $7,009. The school procedure has been distributing meals to family members in will need every week considering the fact that the original shutdown of educational institutions in late March 2020.

nPersonal Protecting Gear (PPE): $26,401.49. This features masks, face shields, gloves, hand sanitizer and more.

nPublic Overall health Expenses: $278,961.98. This in-cludes signage, obstacles inside the university buildings, ion cleaners for the HVAC procedure, air purifiers, cleaning gear and provides, hand sanitizer, thermometers, and additional banking companies of paid ill depart for employees.

nUnemployment positive aspects: $32,035.73.

nOther: $10,517.92. This consists of legal expenses and storage-related expenditures.

In addition to the categories submitted higher than, GCPS has incurred $59,882.04 in employees leave and $5,790 for the invest in of WiFi hotspots for people for a overall of $65,672 that has not but been claimed for 2020.

On Jan. 12, Whitmarsh acquired discover of the Coronavirus Reaction Reduction Supplemental Appropriations Act (what is currently being termed COVID-5), based on the federal stimulus offer passed by Congress on Dec. 27. As section of this new fund, Greene County universities will acquire obtain to an supplemental allotment of just below $1.5 million—but this fund is predicted to final by 2023.