Release of Funds
March 24, 2021, To expedite the release of ARP ESSER funds, the U.S. Department of Education issued a grant equal to two-thirds of DOE’s ARP ESSER allocation. The remaining 1/3 came with conditions included within the Plan and Application. Application deadline to apply for remaining funds was June 7, 2021. The Department must approve Maine DOE’s plan in order to make the State’s remaining ARP ESSER allocation available for use.