Archive — Month: May 2020


Published: May 29th, 2020

FY20 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund Grant – Applications Now Open, LEA Guidance Documents and Resources Available

May 29, 2020 The Arizona Department of Education (ADE) has received funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to provide new Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund grants to LEAs to support local relief, preparation and prevention, and recovery needs and efforts in response to COVID-19. 90% ($249 million) [Read more…]

Published: May 14th, 2020

ADE FAQ: CARES Act FY20 Fiscal, Assessment & Accountability Waivers

Under the CARES Act, the U.S. Secretary of Education has increased authority to provide education waivers related to assessments, accountability, and reporting requirements. Arizona has submitted and received approval for two waivers: Fiscal Waiver ADE will now be able to do the following: Approve LEAs to carryover more than 15% of FY20 Title I-A funds [Read more…]

Published: May 14th, 2020

USED Fact Sheet: Select Questions Related to Use of Department of Education Grant Funds During the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019

Fact Sheet: Select Questions Related to Use of Department of Education Grant Funds During the Novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 This fact sheet from the US Department of Education responds to frequently asked questions related to the use of grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education during the novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with respect [Read more…]

Published: May 14th, 2020

USED Releases Guidance for Equitable Services and Determining LEA Allocations

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) released the following guidance regarding how to calculate proportionate share for equitable services (and the provision of those services by school districts) for ESSER Fund-participating non-profit private schools: Providing Equitable Services to Students and Teachers in Non-Public Schools Under the CARES Act Programs ED also released the following FAQ [Read more…]