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At-Risk Students Targeted in ESSER Funding

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 19, 2022

What Is ESSER Funding?

ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funding is the portion of funding from the three COVID-19 relief laws designated to help address educational issues arising from the pandemic. There are three Coronavirus relief bills passed by the U.S. Congress that provided significant funding for K-12 education, totaling over $190 billion.  

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ESSER Funds are One-Time Funds: Why is This Important?

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 15, 2022

Background

In March of 2021, the U.S Congress passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, providing an additional $122 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding. This funding, coupled with the CARES Act (passed March 2020) and CRRSA Act (passed December 2020) ESSER funds brings the total ESSER funding to about $190 billion to help education agencies at the state and local level address the educational impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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ESSER Funding Provides Billions of Needed Dollars

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 13, 2022

The question has been asked, “Is Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding enough?” The answer is likely yes. It is a lot of money!  

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ESSER Funding Restrictions

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 8, 2022

Background

In March of 2021, the U.S Congress passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, providing an additional $122 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding. This funding, coupled with the CARES Act (Passed March 2020) and CRRSA Act (Passed December 2020) ESSER funds brings the total ESSER funding to $190 billion to help education agencies at the state and local level address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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What's the Hold-Up with ESSER Funds?

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 5, 2022

Background

In March of 2021, the U.S Congress passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, providing an additional 122 billion dollars in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding. This funding, coupled with the CARES Act (passed March 2020) and CRRSA Act (passed December 2020) ESSER funds brings the total ESSER funding to about 190 billion dollars, which has been designated to help education agencies at the state and local level address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

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What is ESSER Funding?

By Dr. David Holbrook | April 1, 2022

ESSER Funding Explained

ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief) funding is the portion of funding in the three COVID-19 relief laws designated to help address educational issues arising from the pandemic. There are three Coronavirus relief bills passed by the U.S. Congress that provided significant funding for K-12 education.

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