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American Rescue Plan

March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act was signed into law. To see the actual ARP H.R. 1319 Click Here.

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ARP ESSER FACT SHEET

March 17, 2021, the ARP ESSER Fact Sheet was published.

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Letters

March 17, 2021, Letter to Chief State School Officers was sent. 

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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.

Financial Assurances Letter

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ARP ESSER III FUNDING PART 1