The Tennessee Department of Education has announced the 68 districts that have received statewide recognition as Best for All Districts for investing federal COVID-19 stimulus funding to drive student achievement and improving academic outcomes.
Best for All Districts will receive financial, operational, celebratory, and resource benefits in appreciation for districts’ planned investments to spend their share of the $3.58 billion in federal COVID-19 relief and stimulus funding directly on services, resources and supports that will help students achieve academically.
Additionally, each Best for All district was awarded grant funds from the department’s ESSER (Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund) funds, with the full grant funding for Best for All Districts totaling more than $15 million.
Area school systems receiving ESSER Grants:
- Bedford County $250,000
- Cannon County $175,000
- Franklin County $200,000
- Grundy County $175,000
- Lincoln County $200,000
- Manchester City $175,000
- Moore County $175,000