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Fort Bend ISD seeks input for COVID-19 related federal funding (7/14/2021)

FORT BEND ISD (July 14, 2021) – Fort Bend ISD is seeking input from its stakeholders and has launched a survey to capture the community’s priorities for the 2021-22 school year as the District drafts a grant application for funding from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief program, ESSER III.


The survey will close on Wednesday, July 21 at 4:30 p.m., and is available in both English and Spanish.


FBISD will use the additional resources to support students’ learning loss, academic and social-emotional supports, health and safety measures and continuity of services.


The Texas Education Agency (TEA) has allocated funding for Texas school districts, and FBISD is applying for its portion of the funds for the upcoming school year. The funding is available as part of the American Rescue Plan (ARP), which was approved in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


The Return to In-Person Instruction and Continuity of Services Plan for the 2021-22 school year is available for review by all stakeholders, in English and Spanish. The plan includes details on a range of topics related to the launch and progression of the new school year, which begins for students on August 11.