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COVID-Relief Funding for Public Schools: FAQs for Accessing Funds to Support Summer and Afterschool Programs

This issue brief explores Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funds (ESSER) and how these funds can support summer and afterschool programs. It reviews amount of ESSER funds for each state, what the funds can be used for, and how programs can access these funds through grants and contracts. It also includes examples of how CT, GA, NH, UT, and WV are using the funds. This brief helps programs know how to access these federal stimulus funds.

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Systems Building
Capacity building
City/state systems work
Early childhood/school-age continuum systems work
School & Community Partnerships
Culturally Responsive Practice & Inclusion
Publisher: 
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA)
Author: 
National Summer Learning Association and Council of Chief State School Officers
Resource Type: 
Length: 
5 pages
Publication Date: 
2021