How Would You Spend
Here's how Akron schools will
The Akron Public School District has $96,000,000 in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief
funds to spend.
This is money from the federal government as part of its CoViD-19 stimulus funding and must be spent by September 30, 2024.
The administration for the school district released it
for spending these funds at the May 23 school board
Attendees included about 100 Akron teachers.
Examples of spending priorities include expansion of course offerings, reductions in class size, expansion of mental health
and counselling services, and upgrading and repairing school buildings.
Pictured below, offering comments on the district's spending plans, is Barber third grade teacher, Ann Merendino.
(Photo by Mike Cardew courtesy of Akron Beacon Journal)