MDE investing $49 million in federal COVID-relief funds to support student safety and learning

February 24, 2022

MDE investing $49 million in federal COVID-relief funds to support student safety and learning

JACKSON, Miss. – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) is investing up to $49 million of its American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) III funds in four new services to support student safety and learning statewide.

All school districts have the option to subscribe to the services, which are being provided at no cost to districts. Districts that decide to implement the new services will have free access to them through the end of the ESSER III funding cycle, September 30, 2024.         Click here to read the complete news release.