How USD 232 plans to spend federal COVID-19 relief funds on academic recovery

USD 232 plans to spend all of its roughly $6.2 million in federal emergency relief funds on academic recovery for students. That includes mental health services, before- and after-school programming and extended learning over the summer. File photo.

USD 232 in De Soto expects to receive roughly $6.2 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding.

District leaders say they want to spend those funds on a wide range of initiatives that feed into academic recovery for students impacted by the ongoing global pandemic.