New Jersey Department of Education

Addressing Student Learning Loss-Competitive

Division: Student Services

Office:  Supplemental Educational Programs

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It is the intent of the Addressing Student Learning Loss NGO to significantly reduce students’ learning loss resulting from school closures due to COVID-19 through the implementation of evidence-based interventions that scale-up and enhance existing academic and/or non-academic programs and initiatives that mitigate further learning loss and accelerate academic progress.

The New Jersey Department of Education has established a seventeen month grant program to support projects that implement evidence-based interventions or quality instructional strategies to address student learning loss through additional mathematics and/or English language arts literacy (ELA) instruction; and/or social-emotional learning (SEL) support.

This competitive grant program is open to New Jersey public school districts, including charter schools and Renaissance schools. Each eligible applicant may apply for up to $156,425.

Based on the availability of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES)/

Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief Fund (ESSER) funds, this seventeen month grant program will begin April 1, 2021 and will end on August 31, 2022.


Eligible Agencies: NJ Public Schools including Charter and Renaissance Schools

Approximate Number of Awards: 16

Grant Program Type: Competitive

Total Amt. Available: $2,502,856 

Application Due Date: 1/21/2021


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