Beaver Dam Schools Slated To Get $1.4-Million In Education Stimulus Funding

(Beaver Dam) Beaver Dam School District Superintendent Mark DiStefano says they have been able to make good use of their round one funding from the CARES Act. He says the money has gone towards personal protective equipment, sanitizers, disinfection wipes, technology to support digital distance learning and staffing. The district received a little over $350-thousand-dollars to be used during the current school year. During a recent appearance on WBEV’s Community Comment, DiStefano said they expect to receive around $1.4-million-dollars in second round funding. State education officials believe application for the funds should be available this month. The district will have until 2023 to use the money.