Tag: school infrastructure

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Energy Department doubles funding awarded for school infrastructure grants

July 6, 2023

Via: K-12 Dive

After applications opened in November 2022 for the program’s first funding round, the Energy Department received 236 eligible applications totaling $1.62 billion from school districts in 44 states. “The demand for this funding was unprecedented at DOE,” said Sarah Zaleski, […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Biden administration launches effort to improve school air quality

April 6, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

COVID-19 brought to light many worsening issues in education and school facilities, among them poor indoor air quality due to older school infrastructure. To begin to remedy that, Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday announced an action plan to put […]