The CARES Act includes less aid to help K-12 address coronavirus than the 2009 stimulus provided to schools to cope with the Great Recession. But it has something else many educators might appreciate.
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March 31, 2020
March 22, 2020
Pressure builds on Washington for stimulus aid to help schools weather the pandemic. Could distance learning, emotional support for students, and an education jobs fund for teachers get support?
August 27, 2019
As talk of a possible economic slump begins to gain steam, experts say another downturn probably wouldn't play out the same way for schools as the Great Recession did.
October 19, 2016
The National Center for Education Statistics reports that K-12 spending at the state and district level increased by 1.2 percent from fiscal 2013 to fiscal 2014.
March 24, 2016
As schools in Forsyth, Ga., and Corona-Norco, Calif., discovered, educators can learn a lot even from programs that don't become superstars under Investing in Innovation.
January 30, 2015
School Improvement Grant funding mattered, the Council of the Great City Schools found, and it was mostly the money, not the federally mandated turnaround models, that made the difference.
October 28, 2014
None of the low-performing schools participating in an IES survey took all the steps they were encouraged to take.
May 23, 2013
The federal share of school spending is still well above where it was before the recession and the economic-stimulus package.
November 05, 2012
Five schools in Colorado that got millions from the federal School Improvement Grant may lose those dollars after failing to move the needle on student achievement, even after two years of big financial support.
September 06, 2012
Listen to Politics K-12's Alyson Klein discuss the education platforms of both presidential candidates.