ESSER Grant Information

The U.S. Congress, in response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed into law on Friday, March 27, 2020. This initial relief package provided Edinburg CISD with $13,130,897 and is often referred to as ESSER I or in more common terms, the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Fund.  On December 27, 2020, a second bill was passed called the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2021 (CRRSA) or ESSER II.  The ESSER II grant provided ECISD with an additional $56,593,857.  Then on March 11, 2021, the U.S. Congress passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act or ESSER III.  This third federal stimulus program provided an additional $127,142,826 to Edinburg CISD for a total of all three grants of $196,867,580. 

Edinburg CISD ESSER III Grant.   Grant Award 127101764.  31472 students.  46% towards learning loss.  Enrichment Extended Day 8200000.  initiatives addressing learning loss 26704500.  7938966 technology.  Campus Tutorial Programs 2400000.  Early Childhood teachers and staff 14131500.  social emotional services1800000.  improving air quality 60000000.  buses 3000000.  consultants and indirect cost 2926798
Ayuda de ESSER III. Premio De Subvencion 127101764.  31472 estudiantes.    46% hacia la perdida de aprendiazaje.  Enriquecimiento de dia extendido 8200000.  Iniciativas que abordan la perdida de aprendizaje  26704500.  Tecnologia 7938966.  Programas de tutoria en las escuelas 2400000. maestros y personal de la primera infancia 14131500.  sevicios sociales emocionales 1800000.  mejorar la calidad del aire 60000000.  autobuses 3000000.  consultores y costo indirecto 2926798
The Edinburg CISD has applied to receive public education allocations under the American Rescue Plan (ARP) through the Elementary and Secondary Emergency Relief III (ESSER III) Fund.  ESSER III Federal and State Public Notice requirements are detailed in the ECISD Board approved Resolution 2021-20 ESSER III Public Information and CB LOCAL POLICY.
See Stakeholder Presentations and Reference Documents Below:
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief
ESSER Grant Office
Dr. Ronaldo J. Cavazos
ESSER Grant Director
956-289-2300 x2195