Federal Grant Programs

Every Student Succeeds Act

The following programs are authorized under Every Student Succeed Act (ESSA) with West Springfield receiving funding. 

Special Education - IDEA

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Federal Special Education Entitlement Grant provides funds to ensure that eligible students with disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education that includes special education and related services designed to meet their individual needs in the least restrictive environment. 

Federal Coronavirus Relief Programs

ESSER I Fund - Staffing and materials needs related to the the Coronavirus.

ESSER II Fund - General fund operating budget offset, Memorial School capital project.

ESSER III Fund - General fund operating budget offset, operating staff offsets moved from School Choice, Student Opportunity Act positions, learning loss related materials and supplies, and other needed health and safety staffing and materials.