School districts across the country are receiving American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) Funds to help address COVID-19 recovery.
What is ESSER III Funding?
ESSER III is federal funding that must be used to meet needs resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. These funds support one-time or short-term expenditures to address the ongoing impact of the pandemic. The funding is intended to:
Safely reopen and sustain the operation of schools, and
Address the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on students in areas such as learning loss and mental health supports.