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President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan was signed on Friday March 12, 2021. The funding includes specific requirements for the purchasing educational technology and hardware that aids in interaction with classroom instructors, especially for low-income students and children with disabilities.
Luckily, forward thinking companies like Luxer One have designing solution-oriented technology such as interactive Smart Lockers that could provide an innovative solution for this exact need.
At Luxer One, we are committed to making life simpler by enabling the contactless exchange of educational materials, computers and devices for K-12 school systems, colleges, and universities across the nation.
Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions listing below for more information regarding ways that Luxer One can help your school navigate the American Rescue Plan. Contact us for more information.
How it works
Items are placed into the locker by staff.
Student or parent receives a delivery notification.
Student or parent picks up items from lockers anytime, 24/7.
Frequently Asked Questions
The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) is a $1.9 trillion economic stimulus bill signed into law by President Joe Biden on March 11, 2021 to help speed up the United States’ recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing recession.
In addition to funds allocated for vaccines, small businesses, and anti-poverty programs such as an expanded child tax credit, this landmark legislation includes grants for education and hundreds of billions for state governments. These grants are to be awarded through The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER), and The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF), and among other available benefits include:
Considerations for the coordination of preparedness and response efforts with State, local, Tribal, and territorial public health departments to improve coordinated responses for schools to prepare for and respond to present and future coronavirus concerns.
Smart Lockers from Luxer One offer a unique solution to this issue, as they enable schools to automate package delivery, notification, and distribution. This contactless approach offers a safe and reliable method for delivering learning materials to students.
Specific requirements for the purchasing educational technology and hardware that aids in interaction with classroom instructors, especially for low-income students and children with disabilities.
Luxer One’s ADA compliant lockers provide an effective method for contactless asset exchange such as delivering laptops provided by school districts, picking up textbooks, securing musical instruments for band students, or even checking out library books.
Luxer One Smart Lockers are secure, tamper proof storage and delivery systems that utilize a secure connection that is managed via smartphone. This integrated technology design provides for keyless access and an intuitive user experience that can be accessed 24 hours a day. Click here for more information regarding the ways Luxer One can help schools improve daily processes.
Luxer one can provide general verbiage to use for ARPA grant applications, helping ensure that ESSER and the HEER fund auditors have all the information they need to approve and allocate funds needed for your school improvement programs, including clear cost estimates, installation estimates with accurate lead times, and intended use details that comply with direct requirements for funding. Luxer One’s experienced team can even help filling out ESSER or HEERF application to help get the funding you and your school needs.