N. Bedford School District Eyes Small Tax Increase, Explains Limits of ESSER Funds
June 17, 2021
Part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package that was signed in March included an estimated $168 billion “American Rescue Plan” for schools. Pennsylvania schools are in line to received around $13 billion, with a reportedly nearly $8 million earmarked for Cove-area schools.
While the expected money will help districts that saw a decrease in revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, officials caution that it is not a windfall that will significantly impact their budgets.
The Northern Bedford School District is set to receive around $2.7 million in Elementary Secondary Relie...