In March of 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act was signed into law. This was the first pandemic-related stimulus-response bill passed since the CARES Act in March 2020 at the start of the pandemic. The ARP provided $350 billion in direct federal funding to state, local, and tribal governments to help navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Whether they are present in the classroom or logging on from home, it's challenging to keep students engaged in schoolwork. Often concentration on the lesson, IS the lesson!