A new data tool shows schools had spent a small share of CARES Act money months after the law passed, but what that means is disputed.
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November 20, 2020
April 14, 2020
The $3 billion earmarked for governors is the first CARES Act aid for K-12 education U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has released.
April 07, 2020
Our interactive tool lets you see to what extent federal coronavirus emergency aid would mitigate state education budget cuts caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
April 07, 2020
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 31, 2020
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.
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.