U.S. Department of Education Approves Montana's ESSER Application
May 6, 2020
HELENA— Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education approved the Montana Office of Public Instruction’s application for Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds under the federal CARES Act. Montana will receive $41.3 million to support local school districts in responding to the COVID-19 outbreak.
“Montana was one of the first states in the country to submit our application for ESSER funds last week to support our local schools,” Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen said Thursday. “Montana parents and teachers have gone above and beyond to serve...