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May 07, 2020

Use COVID-19 Aid to Help Make Schools 'Command Centers,' Groups Urge

Democrats have long called for federal school infrastructure spending. During the pandemic, dozens of education groups tell Congress this aid should help schools become health care, job-training, and digital hubs.

April 07, 2020

Education Groups Seek Over $200 Billion in New Coronavirus Emergency Aid

The two national teachers' unions and other prominent groups are seeking $175 billion for state K-12 budgets, $13 billion in dedicated aid for special education, and more to help schools deal with the coronavirus.

March 30, 2020

What Coronavirus-Stricken Schools Want From the Feds Next: Online Learning Help

One of the biggest pieces of unfinished business for education groups when it comes to federal help with the coronavirus is connectivity and online learning. But what's the state of play?

March 27, 2020

Congress Sends Coronavirus Aid Bill With $13.5 Billion for Schools to Trump

The bipartisan coronavirus bill from Congress also has $3.5 billion for child-care grants and $750 million for Head Start, but does not have dedicated funding to help students connect to the internet.

March 23, 2020

House Coronavirus Bill Would Direct Billions to Schools, Fund Remote Learning

House coronavirus stimulus legislation would direct at least $15 billion to shore up K-12 budgets, $2 billion to support remote learning for students, and more.

March 17, 2020

Democrats Unveil $3 Billion Coronavirus Aid Package for Education

The Supporting Students in Response to Coronavirus Act would provide mandatory funding to support K-12 as well as institutions of higher education.

March 17, 2020

Key Senator Opposes DeVos' Plan for Teacher PD Vouchers

The creation of vouchers for teachers' professional development "violates both the spirit and intent" of federal law, Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo. says in a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

March 14, 2020

Coronavirus Bill With Job Protections From School Closures, Relaxed Meal Rules Advances

The House passes legislation to make it easier for more students to access meals amid spread of COVID-19, and up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave for many workers if a child's school has been closed.

March 05, 2020

Senators Press DeVos for Specifics on How Schools Should Handle Coronavirus

As communities around the country record new cases of coronavirus, schools are grappling with tough questions about how to respond, senators told U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos Thursday.

March 04, 2020

Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib Seeks 'Necessary Oversight' of Charter Schools

Among several new mandates, the COAT Act from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., would require charter-management organizations to hold "publicly disclosed and publicly accessible meetings."

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