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40+ ARP ESSER plans submitted, 28 approved: Supporting afterschool and summer enrichment (Part 3)

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40+ ARP ESSER plans submitted, 28 approved: Supporting afterschool and summer enrichment (Part 3)

Two months after state education agencies were asked to submit their proposed state plans for the use of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) Funds to the US Department of Education, almost half of all states have had their plans approved. The Department has posted all 44 state plans that were submitted as of August 11, along with approval letters for 27 and the District of Columbia. The Department continues to review plans and the remaining 7 plans are expected to be submitted soon. As part 3 in our blog series tracking the state ARP ESSER plans, see an update on plan trends below, as well as links to several open afterschool and/or summer enrichment grant programs funded through ARP ESSER dollars. Part 1 and Part 2 of our blog series provide additional background information on the state plans.

As a reminder, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) provides $122 billion for Pre-K through 12th grade education, a portion of which can be used to support young people during the hours they are out of school. 

In addition to state goals, plans for reopening schools in person, and how funds will be coordinated with other federal and relief funds; each plan was required to provide a description of how the state plans to use their 1 percent state level set aside for comprehensive afterschool programs, their 1 percent state level set aside for summer enrichment programs, and the 5 percent state level set aside for learning recovery. States were also asked to share how they will direct school districts to use the 90 percent of funds they receive including the 20 percent at the local level to be used for learning recovery.

An in-depth review of the afterschool and summer enrichment sections of the 44 state plans submitted as of August 11, 2021 found the following trends:

  • 11 states have proposed to combine the comprehensive afterschool and summer enrichment set asides into one funding stream in support of year-round out-of-school-time programming:
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • Arkansas
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Iowa
    • Massachusetts
    • Nebraska
    • New York
    • Utah
    • Wyoming
  • 18 states include 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) in varying involvement – from expanding support for existing 21st CCLC grants, to using the 21st CCLC evidence base or infrastructure:
    • Delaware
    • Hawaii
    • Illinois
    • Kentucky
    • Maine
    • Massachusetts
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • Nebraska
    • New Mexico
    • North Dakota
    • Ohio
    • Oklahoma
    • Oregon
    • Rhode Island
    • Washington
    • West Virginia
    • Wyoming
  • 21 states and the District of Columbia propose grant funding for comprehensive afterschool programs which include partnerships between community-based organizations and nonprofits. The evidence base for out-of-school-time programs suggests that partnerships between community-based providers and schools are essential to yielding strong outcomes:
    • Arkansas
    • California
    • Delaware
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Hawaii
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Kentucky
    • Maryland
    • Missouri
    • Montana
    • New Mexico
    • North Dakota
    • Oklahoma
    • Oregon
    • Rhode Island
    • South Carolina
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Washington
    • Wyoming
  • Ten states propose allocating the afterschool set aside funding directly by formula to school districts, or limiting grants for afterschool programming to school districts as the only eligible entity:
    • Alabama
    • Idaho
    • Iowa
    • Nevada
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Pennsylvania
    • Texas
    • West Virginia
  • 17 states and the District of Columbia propose grant funding for summer enrichment programs which include partnerships between community-based organizations and nonprofits:
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • Arkansas
    • California
    • Connecticut
    • District of Columbia
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Kansas
    • Minnesota
    • New Mexico
    • Oklahoma
    • Oregon
    • Rhode Island
    • Tennessee
    • Utah
    • Washington
    • Wyoming
  • 13 states propose allocating the summer enrichment set aside funding directly to school districts, or limiting grants for afterschool programming to school districts as the only eligible entity:
    • Alabama
    • Hawaii
    • Idaho
    • Illinois
    • Kentucky
    • Louisiana
    • Maryland
    • Nevada
    • New Jersey
    • New York
    • North Carolina
    • Texas
    • West Virginia
  • 16 states asked for more time to fully develop their afterschool and/or their summer learning strategies as they collect additional data and stakeholder feedback before proposing a plan:
    • Arizona (afterschool and summer)
    • California (afterschool)
    • Connecticut (afterschool)
    • Delaware (afterschool and summer)
    • Iowa (afterschool and summer)
    • Maine (afterschool)
    • Massachusetts (afterschool and summer)
    • Michigan (afterschool and summer)
    • Missouri (afterschool and summer)
    • Montana (afterschool and summer)
    • New Hampshire (afterschool)
    • Ohio (afterschool and summer)
    • Oklahoma (afterschool)
    • Oregon (afterschool and summer)
    • South Dakota (afterschool and summer)
    • Washington (afterschool)
  • 13 states mentioned in their plans that they are coordinating with their statewide afterschool network:
    • Arkansas
    • Connecticut
    • Georgia
    • Indiana
    • Massachusetts
    • Minnesota
    • Nebraska
    • Ohio
    • Rhode Island
    • South Carolina
    • Utah
    • Washington
    • Wyoming

Several states have posted grant funding opportunities that afterschool and/or summer learning providers may be eligible to apply for:

Arkansas ESSER III Grants

ESSER III set asides

https://www.astate.edu/news/partnership-establishes-arp-esser-iii-competitive-grant-program-a-state-and-aosn-to-lead-25-million-project

Summer/ Afterschool

7/30/21

8/30/21

Connecticut Accelerate Summer Expansion Grants

ESSER III set aside

https://ctafterschoolnetwork.org/acceleratect-summer-expansion-grants/

Summer 2021

4/28/21

5/10/21

Georgia BOOST Grants

ESSER III 1%

https://www.afterschoolga.org/boost/

Summer/Afterschool

Aug 5, 2021

Aug 19, 2021

Indiana REACH grant

ESSER III 1%

https://www.in.gov/doe/files/REACH-Grant-Application.pdf

Summer and Afterschool

July 16

Sept. 16 2021

Maryland ARP ESSER  Afterschool Program Competitive Award

ESSER III 1% afterschool set aside

http://marylandpublicschools.org/about/Documents/ARP-ESSER/ARPESSERRFPAnnouncement07062021.pdf

Afterschool

July 16, 2021

August 20, 2021

Utah American Rescue Plan Act Afterschool and Summer Funding

ESSE III set aside

https://www.schools.utah.gov/file/bfbb97f6-63ff-4416-a7a3-a980f4808dc4

Afterschool and Summer

6/23/21

8/20/21

Vermont Summer Matters

ESSER III and II set asides

https://vermontafterschool.org/summergrant/

Summer 2021

 

5/5/21

Wyoming Reserve Summer and Afterschool grant

ESSER II State set aside

https://edu.wyoming.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/ESSER-II-SEA-Reserve-Summer-School-and-After-School-Grant-Application-FILLABLE.pdf

Afterschool and Summer

 

10/15/21

For more information on each of these state plans, see the Department of Education listing with links to each plan.

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BY: Jillian Luchner      07/16/21

Guidance on $15 billion in Supplemental Child Care Funding released, including opportunities to increase staff wages

On June 11, the Office of Child Care (OCC) released the long-awaited guidance for the $15 billion of American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act CCDF Discretionary Supplemental funds. The guidance comes about one month after earlier guidance on the ARP’s $24 billion Stabilization Grant Funds. States...

BY: Jillian Luchner      06/25/21

Biden administration releases full FY 2022 budget proposal, increases afterschool funding

On May 28, the Biden administration released its full FY 2022 discretionary budget request, about six weeks after releasing an initial budget blueprint. With regard to education, the proposal includes $1.31 billion for the Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers, an increase of $52...

BY: Erik Peterson      05/28/21

The Biden administration’s American Family Plan – what it means for afterschool

In late April, President Joe Biden released the American Families Plan, the second part of an overall infrastructure proposal and a complementary piece to the American Jobs Plan. Congress is now holding bipartisan conversations to identify infrastructure priorities. The American Families...

BY: Erik Peterson      05/07/21

Department of Education releases plan template for American Rescue Plan education funds

Last week, the U.S. Department of Education released the State plan application that will support states in describing how they will use resources under the American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief III (ARP ESSER III) fund to continue to support students...

BY: Erik Peterson      04/28/21

Bipartisan CORPS Act re-introduced in Senate

Last week, a bi-partisan group of senators, led by Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) introduced legislation to strengthen national service opportunities, particularly in responding to COVID-19. The Cultivating Opportunity and Response to the Pandemic through Service...

BY: Erik Peterson      04/23/21