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ESSER III Public Notice for Application

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021
Public Notice for Applying for the ESSER III Federal Grant Funding
Independent School Districts

Texarkana Independent School District is making public notice of applying for the American Rescue Plan, ESSER III Federal Grant for funding. This application would provide funding for the district in two major categories. One area would address the student learning loss due to COVID-19 and the second area would address the safe re-opening of the public school district. The application also deals with other areas related to COVID-19 issues, such as retaining employees, operational needs of the school district due to COVID-19 issues, and teacher support.

  • The specifics of the grant are as follows:
  • Time Frame for the grant: Pre-award costs can be recorded from March 13, 2020 and allowed to spend funds until September 30, 2023. With the Tidings Act, if districts needed to carry over unused funds, they would be allowed to continue spending until September 30, 2024.
  • Districts would be required to follow all federal, state and local regulations and requirements for federal grant administration and fiscal spending of funds.
  • District entitlement for the grant for the 3-year period:$20,636,920

For more information or comments please contact district ESSER III:
District Contact Name: Anita Clay, Chief Financial Officer
Phone Number: 903-794-3651 ext. 1023

The deadline for all questions and comments on the ESSER Grant will end as of 5 p.m. on June 30, 2021.

Thank You for Your Support!