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Charter School Program Response to COVID-19 Subgrants (2021-2022)

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the resulting transition to remote learning environments and the tremendous amount of work involved in shifting to this new mode of instruction, NYSED submitted a request to USDOE, and USDOE approved, a request for a waiver of requirements applicable to NYSED’s CSP grant that would allow NYSED to set aside a portion of its CSP grant funds to award Response to COVID-19 subgrants to eligible charter school education corporations.  These subgrants will reimburse charter schools for expenses required to meet the immediate educational needs of students impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, specifically for purchasing technology hardware, software, and licenses as well as staff training on effective implementation of remote learning.  

As a condition of USDOE's approval of the waiver, NYSED must make available quarterly performance reports: