Federal ESSER Funding: District-Level Data Compilation

Published: August 4, 2021

Between March 2020 and March 2021, Congress appropriated nearly $190 billion in Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funding for K–12 schools—the largest federal ever infusion provided to K-12 schools. In the first comprehensive accounting of these dollars, the R2L team used state ESSER data to track how much money school districts across the country received. Click on the map below to explore state and district-level data.

Please see the suggested citation below. If you have questions about attribution or data use, please email the R2L team.

Suggested citation

Malkus, N. (2021): “Federal COVID Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Funding District-Level Data Compilation,” Return to Learn Tracker, American Enterprise Institute, http://www.returntolearntracker.net/esser/.