ESSER II Information

The United States Congress passed the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER
II) in December 2020. Indiana was awarded $888 million of these fund. These funds were then
appropriated to school corporations based on a per-pupil formula. The ESSER II grant has been
approved for Rush County Schools with an approved amount of $1,312,332.26. These funds are to be
encumbered by September 30, 2024.

The Rush County Schools ESSER II plan includes the following items:

  •   At-Risk Counselors

  •   School Nurses

  •   Additional Bus 2020-2021

  •   Air Conditioning for Central Office/Opportunity School

  •   Online Software for 2020-2021

  •   Window for BRMS and Laughlin Center

  •   Additional Substitutes for 2020-2021