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Federal Programs

GaDOE Federal Programs link

The Title Programs are parts of the law, the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), No Child Left Behind of 2002 (NCLB), and Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 (ESSA), which outlines the requirements that come with receiving Federal Grant Funds.

For Additional Information on Title I


For additional information on Title II


For additional information on Title IV


Additional Grants Odyssey Charter School Has Received

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief


ESSER FUNDING: In response to the economic outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Congress passed three bills that provided immediate and direct economic assistance to state and local educational agencies through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds. These funds were provided to support areas with the greatest need, where the academic and non-academic components for school districts had the greatest impact due to COVID-19. As additional funding was provided, the intent of the funds was to support States and local school districts’ efforts to safely reopen schools, address significant gaps in learning, and support measures of implementation that will continue to reduce the effects of COVID-19 on students and families.

  • Coronavirus, Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act – ESSER I
  • Coronavirus Response & Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) Act – ESSER II
  • American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act – ESSER III


ESSER I, ESSER II, and ESSER III fundings are used for online technology (licensing for programs, software, hardware, computers, and other IT enhancements), budget recovery for teachers (retention bonuses, and benefits), social distancing equipment (new desks, shields for desks), nursing supplies (gloves, isolation clinic, masks, thermometers, thermal cameras, air purifiers), cleaning and sanitizing supplies (hands-free equipment, soap and sanitizing dispensers, water stations, hands-free sinks and toilets), replacing interior and exterior doors and for ventilation and hardware with antimicrobial parts, loss of learning (tutoring, summer school programs, social emotional issues, going virtual, professional development for teachers and staff), new building structure, building an outside classroom, new ceilings, and HVAC system for better ventilation within building.

Odyssey Charter School Board of Governance, Stakeholders, the Superintendent/Principal, Staff and Parents have all been involved in deciding what the needs of our school and students are to safely reopen Odyssey Charter School and spend Federal ESSER Funds. Our top priority in reopening the classrooms at Odyssey Charter School during the COVID Pandemic is to ensure the safety and education of our students to make the parents feel comfortable sending their children back. We are also here to educate parents and include them in all learning decisions to help transition their child back into the classroom.

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