Securing Funding for our Students

February 9, 2023
Today, we have secured funding to invest in Connecticut's students.

By utilizing $60 million of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding, we are able to ensure every child in Connecticut can access free school lunches for the remainder of the school year. Equitable access to proper nutrition in school is necessary to supporting a child's ability to learn and thrive.

I would also like to highlight the more than $20 million pay-out to special education funding that has been allocated to schools across the state.

I am proud to have been able to deliver nearly $375,000 for Groton and New London's special education funding needs, ensuring that all committed funding increases were provided to our district.

Please find full allocation amounts - by town - below: