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Colorado ESSER Report: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Colorado ESSER Report: Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund

Posted 11/27/2023 - 12:56pm

Students in Edison School District No. 54 are learning industrial arts skills to repurpose an old school bus into a habitable home using ESSER funds that were available to rural school districts... Read More

Tags: Local Priorities, Rural Program Development, Use of Funds

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Posted 11/09/2023 - 10:19am

A high school teacher in Arvada replaced his 40-year-old generator, enabling students to deep-learn the concepts of electricity.

A Denver K-3 teacher received hands-on materials so his students could conduct magnetic... Read More

Tags: Allocations, Use of Funds

These classroom supplies were purchased through this fall's Donor's Choose campaign.

Posted 09/29/2023 - 1:20pm

More than 9,800 teachers had their projects approved in the second round of funding of the DonorsChoose campaign that only lasted three days. 

On Thursday, Sept. 21, Gov. Jared Polis announced his office would contribute $6.7... Read More

Tags: Allocations, Use of Funds

Aspen Creek first grade teacher Sara Sloan reacts to Gov. Jared Polis announcement of a second round of DonorsChoose funding for teacher supplies.

Posted 09/21/2023 - 3:30pm

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis today announced additional funding for Colorado teachers to access the DonorsChoose Program funding. This opportunity was created by the Governor’s allocation of $6.7 million from the Governor's Emergency Education... Read More

Tags: Local Priorities, Use of Funds

Aspen Creek K-8 teacher Sara Sloan celebrates as Gov. Polis announces additional funding for the DonorsChoose project.

Posted 09/08/2023 - 4:09pm

Nearly 13,000 Colorado teachers applied for and received more than $11 million in classroom supplies in an initiative that used ESSER II funding to help pre-K through 12th grade public school educators address COVID-19 learning loss.

The... Read More

Tags: ESSER II, Local Priorities, Use of Funds

Graphic that says 12,927 projects funded

Posted 07/13/2023 - 3:24pm

 Parents from Mancos used to have to endure a 56-mile round trip to Durango for their kids to make it to summer enrichment programs, but thanks to a $73,900 grant from CDE’s ... Read More

Tags: ESSER Expanded Learning Opportunities

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Posted 06/27/2023 - 1:50pm

Colorado school districts have been able to provide more after-school programs, summer learning opportunities and focused studies on math and literacy thanks to $1.8 billion... Read More

Tags: American Rescue Plan (ARP), ESSER I, ESSER II, ESSER III, Rural Coaction Program

Chief of Staff Scott Jones

Posted 06/22/2023 - 12:53pm

A $100,000 Education Workforce Grant enabled Holyoke School District in northeast Colorado to hire an additional counselor during the 2022-23 school year to help students and teachers in need of mental health support in the wake of the... Read More

Tags: Education Workforce Program, ESSER II, Mental Health Needs

Kathleen Kropp was hired to provide counseling to students and teachers at Holyoke School District.

Posted 06/16/2023 - 11:01am

The Colorado Department of Education is using $125,000 of federally allocated ESSER III funds to plan and deliver professional development opportunities for math teachers in... Read More

Tags: ESSER III, Rural Program Development, Use of Funds

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Posted 06/09/2023 - 10:27am

Poudre School District in Fort Collins spent $100,000 from an Education Workforce Grant to diversify its workforce while at the same time attempting to fill more open positions than the district had in pre-pandemic years.
The... Read More

Tags: Allocations, Education Workforce Program, ESSER II, Use of Funds

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