Virginia Department of Education Selects ClassWallet to Distribute Up to $30 Million in Federal ESSER Funds for K-12 Learning Recovery Grants to Eligible Families
MIAMI and RICHMOND, Va., March 16, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) has chosen ClassWallet to track, report and facilitate the distribution of up to $30 million in Elementary and Secondary School Relief (ESSER) Funds for K-12 Learning Recovery Grants to families to offset the effects of student learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Approved funds will be allocated in $3,000 and $1,500 microgrants. Qualifying students whose family income doesn't exceed 300% of the Federal Poverty Level will receive a $3,000 K-12 Learning Recovery Grant; all other qualifying students will receive a $1,500 grant. The monies are designated for in-person, virtual or hybrid general and/or special education tutoring in one-on-one, small group or large group settings. Families approved for the microgrants will receive a digital wallet account from ClassWallet which they can access from any devce. They can then purchase program-compliant educational materials and services through the program's portal.
"ClassWallet's leading digital wallet technology provides confidence that the funds are helping Virginia families and making the impact for children the program is designed to have. It's the heartbeat of our brand," said Jamie Rosenberg, CEO and founder, ClassWallet. "We are eager to support the Virginia Department of Education by implementing digital wallets to unlock the full potential of these public funds toward maximizing opportunity for student success."
For more information about ClassWallet, send an email to [email protected] or call 877-969-5536.
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