New Federal Funding for K-12

To respond to district needs that have emerged during the global COVID-19 pandemic, funding has been earmarked to help K-12 schools address learning loss, facilitate safe school environments, and purchase education technology.

Funds are available for use now through September 2024.
Contact us to strategize ways to use these funds for the greatest impact for students.

 

Funds Table

Learn more about these funds and their allowable uses below.

Elementary and Secondary School Relief (ARP ESSER) Fund ($122 billion)

Allocated to SEAs based on Title I formulas. 

  • 90% directly to LEAs, with at least 20% for “learning loss”.
  • 10% can be retained by the SEA.
    • 5% to address learning loss.
    • 1% for evidence-based summer learning programs.
    • 1% for afterschool programs that address academic, social, and emotional needs.
  • Funds must be obligated by districts by Sept. 30, 2022.

Emergency Assistance to Non-Public Schools (EANS) ($2.75 billion)

Allocated to states based on their proportion of children from low-income families.

  • Provide services/assistance to highly impacted non-public schools serving low-income children.
  • Address educational disruptions resulting from COVID-19.
  • Funds must be obligated by Sept. 30, 2024.

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER II) Fund ($54 billion)

Allocated to SEAs and distributed to LEAs based on Title I formulas.

  • Allowable uses include addressing learning loss, providing mental health services and support (SEL), summer learning, after school programs, and distance/remote learning.
  • Funds must be obligated by districts by Sept. 30, 2023.

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER II) Fund ($4 billion)

Governors were allocated funds to continue providing education services.

  • $2.75 billion is reserved for non-public schools. See awards to non-publics.
  •  Funds must be used by districts by Sept. 30, 2023.

Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER I) Fund ($13 billion)

Allocated to SEAs based on Title I formulas.

  • Allowable uses include addressing learning loss, providing mental health services and support (SEL), summer learning, afterschool programs, and distance/remote learning.
  • Funds must be obligated by districts by Sept. 30, 2022.

Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund ($3 billion)

Allocated to SEAs and distributed to LEAs based on Title I formulas.

  • Governors could request funding to continue to provide education services to students.
  • Funds are available for obligation through Sept. 30, 2022.

Federal Funding for Digital Curriculum

Apex digital curriculum meets the goals of many funding sources:

Funding Streams Graphic

 

Funding Sources Apex Supports

Programmatic Requirements

Title II

Improving Teacher Quality State Grant

Title II

Improving Teacher Quality State Grant

Title III

Language Instruction for LEP & Immigrant Students

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Title IV Part A

Student Support and Academic Enrichments Grants

Title IV Part B

21st Century Community Learning Centers

Title V Part B

Rural Education Achievement Act

Carl D Perkins Career & Technical Education Act

Rigorous digital curriculum for all students

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Core academic subjects

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Honors, electives, world languages, and AP®

   
 
 
 
 
 
 

CTE

   
 
 
 
 
 
 

State high-stakes college readiness and high school equivalency exam readiness

 
 
 
   
 
 
 

Support for RTI and MTSS

 
   
 
 
 
 
 

Dashboards and reports to monitor student progress

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Learning gap identification and remediation

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Credit recovery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Unit recovery

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Extensive scaffolding supports for struggling students

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Personalized learning plans

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Professional development and success management

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Research That Meets Funding Requirements

Apex Learning conducts rigorous research that meets the evidence-based criteria required for most grant applications. Read more about our efficacy studies, including quasi-experimental and correlational studies.