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​Federal Programs

Welcome to the Division of Federal Programs. The Pennsylvania Department of Education's Division of Federal Programs administers federal programs and funding to 667 local education agencies (LEAs), and over 2,000 nonpublic schools in the amount of approximately $800 million for Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) funding as well as the COVID relief funding in excess of $8 billion

Learn more about the Division of Federal Programs and view associated resources, forms, sample letters and templates, and much more

The Pennsylvania Department of Education receives numerous inquiries regarding federal programs. We have highlighted some of the programs that are most frequently asked about below.