Hilliard City Schools receives federal funding through the Special Education – IDEA (Part B) grant to assist with the education of handicapped children, ages 3 through 21. The district also receives funding through Title I, Title II-A, and the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund.
Major Allocations FY21 and proposed uses for the FY22 School Year
IDEA-B – Special Education $3,400,000 – Intervention teachers, classroom aides, nursing and speech therapy.
Title I – $1,800,000 – Reading/Math intervention staff, family engagement, summer parent/student programming, and intervention support services.
Title II-A – $390,000 – Instructional coaching and staff professional development.
One Time Allocations and uses – beginning FY21 Year – until funds are liquidated, or FY24.
CARES ACT – $812,000 / ESSER I – $1,400,000 / ESSER II – $6,397,000 – FY21 Summer School Bridge Program, guidance counselors, online curriculum development, special education speech and psychology services, social workers, SEL professional development, facility air quality improvements, modular units to facilitate social distancing, and additional sanitation supplies.
ARP ESSER III – $14,259,220 (estimated)- To be expended over a 3-year period.
Funds are to be used to respond to the pandemic and to address the academic impact of lost instructional time as a result of COVID-19 by providing evidence-based interventions, such as summer learning programs, and/or extended school year programs that respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs and address the disproportionate impact of coronavirus on student populations including students from low-income families, students of color, English learners, children with disabilities, students experiencing homelessness, and children in foster care.
Tentative Plans: Provide additional Reading/Math Intervention staff, English Learner teachers, online academy staff, speech pathologists, guidance counselors, social workers, summer learning programs, and other pupil support to address learning loss and SEL needs. Funds will be used over a 3-year period.
Interested parties may file a comments by mail to Hilliard City School District, Attention: Office of the Superintendent, 2140 Atlas Street, Columbus, OH 43228. Alternatively, you may also deliver your comment via email to Stacie_Raterman@hboe.org. Comments must be received on or before June 18, 2021. The district will consider all comments received by this deadline.