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*NEW* On April 1, 2021, the Department of Public Instruction Plan submitted its plan for ESSER III Funds to the Joint Committee on Finance: 

March 2021: American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), enacted on March 11,2021 


February 2021: on February 10, 2021, the legislative Joint Committee on Finance met to review DPI’s plan for distribution of ESSER II funds to local education agencies (LEAs). The Committee modified DPI’s plan for distributing a portion (just under 10 percent) of the ESSER II funding, basing LEA allocations of ESSER II set aside funding on each district's share of in-person instruction provied to students. Link to the motion passed by the Committee (modifications to DPI’s plan): JCF Motion #16, 2/10/2021

ESSER II plan as modified by JCF

*For more information on the ESSER II Fund (including allocations to LEAs), see: https://www.dpi.wi.gov/crrsaa/esser-ii

Janauary 2021: The Department of Public Instruction Plan for ESSER II Funds (January 26, 2021): 

January 2021: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 (Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act - CRRSA Act), enacted on December 27, 2020


May 2020Letter of approval from the Joint Committee on Finance (May 13, 2020)

*For more information on the ESSER Fund (including allocations to LEAs), see: https://dpi.wi.gov/cares/esser-grants

April 2020Letter to the Joint Committee on Finance seeking approval for the department's ESSER Fund Plan  (April 24, 2020)

March 2020: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (the CARES Act) - Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund



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