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Federal Education COVID Response Funding

Since March 2020, New York State has been awarded over $14 billion in federal education COVID response funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act; Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA Act); and the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act. These funds are supporting the ability of local educational agencies (LEAs) to address the impact that Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools in New York State.

See this website for further information from the New York State Education Department

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act


On March 27, 2020, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act created an Education Stabilization Fund (ESF) to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus, under which New York State has received:

  • $1.037 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds to support the ability of local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are LEAs, with emergency relief funds to address the impact that Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation; and

  • $164.2 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funds for the purpose of providing educational agencies with emergency assistance to address the impact of COVID-19.

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ESSER I

GEER I

ESSER 1 BUDGET NARRATIVE

GEER I BUDGET NARRATIVE

Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA Act)

​On December 27, 2020, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA Act). The CRRSA Act authorizes funding for a second Education Stabilization Fund to prevent, prepare for and respond to the coronavirus, under which New York State has received:

  • $4 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER 2) funds to support the ability of local educational agencies (LEAs), including charter schools that are LEAs, with emergency relief funds to address the impact that Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) has had, and continues to have, on elementary and secondary schools across the nation; and

  • $322.9 million in Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER 2) funds for the purpose of providing educational agencies with emergency assistance to address the impact of COVID-19, of which $250.1 million is for an Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) grant program.

CVCS APPLICATION

ESSER II

ESSER II BUDGET NARRATIVE

American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) Fund

On March 11, 2021, the President signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP). New York State has been allocated nearly $9 billion in ARP Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds. These funds are focused on:

  • Supporting the safe return to in-person instruction and continuity of services;

  • Addressing the impact of lost instructional time through the implementation of evidence-based interventions, such as summer learning or summer enrichment, extended day, comprehensive afterschool programs, or extended school year programs;

  • Ensuring that such interventions respond to students’ academic, social, and emotional needs; and

  • Addressing the disproportionate impact of the coronavirus on economically disadvantaged students, children with disabilities, English learners, racial and ethnic minorities, migrant students, students experiencing homelessness, and children and youth in foster care.

CVCS ARP APPLICATION

ARP FS-10

ARP BUDGET NARRATIVE

CVCS ARP STATE RESERVES APPLICATION