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

Revised Approved Plan – June 23, 2023
Original Approved Plan – August 27, 2021

"American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act, 2021 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) CSDE is continuing to solicit feedback on ARP ESSER investments! Find registration information in the flyer.”  Hoja de Promocion (Spanish)

Updated message: The Connecticut State Department of Education is requesting an extension of time for the utilization of federal funds as detailed in the fiscal waiver request. If you have any comments or questions please email by midnight, October 14, 2022.


(CSDE) is investing more than $1.5 million in high school students across the state to encourage them to get involved, be heard, and make change.