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COVID Relief, Pupil Weighting Factors, Yield Bill, Employee Health Benefits, Meals for All, and more

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H.315, an act relating to COVID-19 relief, passed in the Senate with a proposal of amendment on March 24th. The House will be considering the Senate’s proposal of amendment tomorrow. This bill includes:

  • Reallocation of $15 million for the School Indoor Air Quality Grant Program

  • $3 million for Literacy Training

  • $500,000 to focus on Student Mental Health

  • $1 million to address Truancy

  • $4 million for Afterschool and Summer Programs

  • $5.5 million to provide Summer Meals (in FY21 and carried forward)

  • $2.8 million in funding to the AOE to provide technical assistance to schools in their utilization of federal relief funds