• In October 2021, we emailed surveys requesting input to three VFES stakeholder groups: parents/guardians of current Vanguard students, current staff and the VFES Board of Trustees. The survey results are an important part of our grant application for the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER).


    The purpose of ARP ESSER funding is to promote safe school operations and equity-driven, sustainable, evidence-based programs to serve students—especially children with disabilities —to strengthen teaching and learning.


    The aggregated results of funding priorities from all respondents are as follows:

    ESSER Survey Results