The Scranton School Board voted on August 10th to start the 2020-2021 school year virtually. We will be in the virtual setting for the first quarter. The Scranton School District will be using the Accelerate Education virtual platform for grades K-5. Attached is a link to view the overall program.
** A: The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act of 2020 provides temporary benefits, referred to as Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfer (P-EBT), to families of school-aged children who would receive free or reduced-priced meals if school was in session. For each day school is closed, families of school-aged children certified as free or reduced eligible will receive the equivalent of the free high rate for lunch and the severe need rate for breakfast. Specifically, a family will receive $5.70 for each eligible school-aged child in their family for each day school has been closed since March 16, 2020.
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