The American Rescue Plan, as well as the major relief bills that preceded it, contain numerous provisions that apply to public education. Many of these funding and policy prescriptions are changing the education is delivered to young children.
GENERAL SUMMARIES, ANALYSIS, AND GUIDANCE
(04/09/2021) Roadmap to Reopening Safely and Meeting All Students’ Needs, US Department of Education
(03/18/2021) How Covid Relief Dollars Can Help Improve Attendance, Attendance Works
(03/17/21) American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund Allocations, U.S. Department of Education
(03/11/2021) The American Rescue Plan: What’s In It for K-12 Schools?, Education Commission of the States
(03/09/2021) Summary of the Senate-passed Budget Reconciliation Bill pursuant to the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Resolution, Penn Hill Group
PREVIOUS COVID RELIEF LEGISLATION
(03/2021) How are School Districts Investing Federal Emergency Relief Funds to Address COVID-19?, Association of School Business Officials International
(07/2020) State-by-State Initial Reporting on Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Funds (GEER) Spending, U.S. Department of Education
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