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Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

It’s time to permanently increase education funding–ESSER spending proves it

October 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In the last two years, an unprecedented increase in funding has flooded into schools around the country courtesy of the Elementary and Secondary Schools Emergency Relief (ESSER) package. While ESSER’s primary intent was to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

U.S Department of Education, National Comprehensive Center Release Latest Tool to Support Effective Use of American Rescue Plan Funds

January 28, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the U.S. Department of Education and its technical assistance partner the National Comprehensive Center released a new resource to help states share their progress deploying the $122 billion American Rescue Plan Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ARP ESSER) […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

3 strategies for making the most of education funding

June 25, 2021

Via: eSchool News

As school districts across the country make plans for their stimulus funding, it’s critical that they prioritize the purchases that will spur equitable student growth. To ensure short-term relief funds have a long-term impact, here are three key strategies district […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

All states now approved for emergency education funding

June 4, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It was close, but all 50 states and the District of Columbia have applied and been approved for the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund — a relatively small block grant within the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Few details emerging for use of ’emergency education’ funds

May 18, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Twelve states have now received their portion of the Governors’ Emergency Education Relief Fund, a block grant created as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act that can be used for K-12 or higher education. States have […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Landscape of State Performance Funding Policies

February 5, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

A new policy brief finds that 29 states currently tie some share of state funding for public colleges to student outcomes, such as graduation rates. Many of these state funding formulas also reward colleges for serving low-income students and students […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Maine governor proposes $126.6M supplemental budget

February 4, 2020

Via: Education Week

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Democratic Gov. Janet Mills unveiled a nearly $127 million supplemental budget proposal on Monday that aims to hire more child welfare caseworkers and state troopers, boost funding for education and infrastructure improvements, and add another $20 […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Public opinion on college affordability unchanged in new poll

January 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Myriad studies have highlighted potential barriers to paying for college, especially among low-income students and other vulnerable populations. A recent report from the National College Access Network identified fewer than half of U.S. public colleges as being affordable for poor […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

State seeks delay in school funding lawsuit filing

December 3, 2019

Via: Education Week

State officials are seeking more time to prepare for the latest court challenge to New Hampshire’s public school funding system. The ConVal, Mascenic, Winchester, and Monadnock school districts sued the state earlier this year, arguing it has failed in its […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

New Maryland education funding formulas delayed

December 20, 2018

Via: Education Week

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland commission won’t finish recommendations on new funding formulas for K-12 education in time for legislative action next year, delaying a major effort to increase the formulas for the first time since 2002 and disappointing […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Higher Education Funding Being ‘Crowded Out’

July 1, 2016

Via: Education News

A new report prepared for the National Commission on Financing 21st Century Higher Education has examined the funding difficulties that public institutions of higher education are facing over the next ten years in an effort to create a baseline state funding forecast. […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Michigan’s Snyder Signs Increased Education Budget

June 30, 2016

Via: Education News

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has signed a $16 billion budget that covers K-12 education, community colleges, and the state’s 15 public universities. The budget gained bipartisan support in the state legislature, but it aroused the skepticism of some who are […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Illinois Ends Legislative Session Without Budget, Education Plan

June 6, 2016

Via: Education News

The Chicago state Senate has rejected Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) and House Speaker Mike Madigan’s (D) request to pass a makeshift budget and has voted against a competing financial plan written by Democratic leaders. Tina Sfondeles reports for the Chicago […]