Team CISD ESSER III Required Postings

#TEAM CISD 2022-2023 Back to School Plan

Approved by the CISD Board of Trustees on Monday, August 8, 2022.

NOTICE

As a district, we would like to post, for our parents and the general public, the plan we will follow when we open for the 2022-23 school year. On-campus instruction for all #TeamCISD campuses are scheduled to begin Tuesday, August 16, 2022. Clifton ISD will not be offering remote learning. The Plan includes protocols in place to help prevent infectious, specifically COVID-19, viruses from entering the school.

  • As decided by a majority vote of the Clifton ISD Board of Trustees on April 12, 2021, and in accordance with Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order GA-38, all Clifton ISD students, staff and visitors have the option of wearing masks or face coverings while in district buildings. Masks or face coverings will not be required. o Per GA-38, school systems cannot require students or staff to wear a mask. GA-38 addresses government-mandated face coverings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Daily, Clifton ISD will only provide on-campus (face-to-face) instruction and will not provide remote (online) instruction.

Clifton ISD COVID-19 Protocols-Per 8-1-22 TEA Guidance

  • All students and staff members must stay home when they are sick.

  • Faculty, staff and students are required to self-screen for virus symptoms each day before entering any school bus, building or facility.

  • Parents must ensure they do not send a child to school if the child has COVID-19 symptoms, is lab-confirmed with COVID-19 or other infectious virus, such as the flu or strep throat.

  • For a COVID-19 positive case that was diagnosed or lab confirmed, the student or employee must remain off district property until they meet ALL of the following conditions:

    • At least one day (24 hours) has passed since recovery (fever-free without the use of fever-reducing medications);

    • Improvement in symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath); and

    • At least 5 days have passed since symptoms first appeared

  • In the case of a student or employee that is asymptomatic but has received a positive COVID-19 test result, the individual may not return to the campus until 5 days have passed since the positive test.

Please see the documents below for the full plan and details.

#TEAMCISD 2022-23 Back to School Plan and COVID-19 Protocols

#TEAMCISD 2022-23 Back to School Plan and COVID-19 Protocols (Spanish)

This section was updated 8/24/22

Clifton ISD ESSER III Spending Plan

The following was developed in conjunction with Clifton ISD stakeholders. The information in this plan was gathered via an online stakeholder survey (5/27/21 - 6/21/21) and public forum held on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. 

ESSERSurveyParticipants

image added on 10/19/21

Please see the document below for a summary of the spending plan and estimated costs.

*Translation available on same document.

Clifton ISD ESSER III Spending Plan (1)

2022/2023 ESSER III General Use of Funds Public Information Hearing (August 8, 2022) English/Spanish

Elementary & Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds

Since March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on elementary and secondary schools across the country, including significant learning loss for students.

What Is ESSER?

To address these effects of COVID-19, Congress has enacted legislation that provides Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding for state and local educational agencies.

There have been three releases of funds:

  • ESSER I Grant Program

    • Texas: $1.3 billion

    • Authorization: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (pdf)

    • Signed into law: March 2020

    • Period of availability: March 13, 2020 (with pre-award) to September 30, 2022 (with carryover)

  • CRRSA ESSER II Grant Program

    • Texas: $5.5 billion

    • Authorization: Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations (CRRSA) (pdf)

    • Signed into law: December 2020

    • Period of availability: March 13, 2020 (with pre-award) to September 30, 2023 (with carryover)

  • ARP ESSER III Grant Program

    • Texas: $12.4 billion

    • Authorization: American Rescue Plan Act (ARP) (pdf)

    • Signed into law: March 2021

    • Period of availability: March 13, 2020 (with pre-award) to September 30, 2024 (with carryover)

2021-2022 COVID Response Information

#TeamCISD 2021-22 Back-To-School Plan
*Approved by the Clifton ISD Board of Trustees on August 10, 2021

NOTICE
As a district, we would like to post, for our parents and the general public, the plan
we will follow when we open for the 2021-22 school year. On-campus
instruction for all #TeamCISD campuses is scheduled to begin Tuesday,
August 17, 2021. Clifton ISD will not be offering remote learning. The Plan
includes protocols in place to help prevent infectious, specifically COVID-19,
viruses from entering the school.

  • As decided by a majority vote of the Clifton ISD Board of Trustees on April 12,
    2021, and in accordance with Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order
    GA-38, all Clifton ISD students, staff and visitors have the option of wearing
    masks or face coverings while in district buildings. Masks or face coverings
    will not be required.

  • Daily, Clifton ISD will only provide on-campus (face-to-face) instruction and
    will not provide remote (online) instruction. 

Please see the document below for the full plan and details.