ESSER Funding

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund is designated to support K-12 schools to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and the declaration of statewide school closures. These are federal funds that are administered by the Arizona Department of Education. There are currently 3 phases of funding distribution.

  1. ESSER I – $18.5M
  2. ESSER II - $76.3M
  3. ESSER III - $172.9M
Grants & Federal Programs
Jon Lansa
Senior Director
Posted/Revised Date
How the Tucson Unified School District has managed the ESSER funds.
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