(NEXSTAR) – The Supplemental Special Education Services (SSES) grant is available to Texas students with significant disabilities that have been impacted by COVID-19 school closures.
Texas Education Association manages the funds of the grant that are accessible through an on-line account.
Families of students who are eligible can use the on-line accounts to gain access to several resources like textbooks, speech therapy, and other special education materials.
Students that are eligible, can receive up to $1,500 dollars to assist them with their educational progress.
To qualify for the grant, the student must be enrolled in a Texas public school as of the 2019-2020 school year and must be currently enrolled in the 2020-2021 school year.
The application originally closed on June 30th but has been extended to September 30th.
Click here for more information on eligibility and requirements for the SSES grant.