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Calculator: How Much Will COVID-19 Cost Schools?

The fast-moving recession driven by the coronavirus pandemic is expected to put financial pressure on schools as early as the 2020-21 school year. Use this interactive tool developed by Education Week and the Learning Policy Institute to calculate projected increased costs for the nation and the states.

Related Story: How COVID-19 Will Balloon District Costs This Coming School Year

*Students Without High-Speed Internet: The 15 percent national average is according to 2015 Pew Research Center analysis. The percentage given for each particular state is according to data from a 2018 survey from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Data provided courtesy of Michael Griffith and the Learning Policy Institute (LPI). For more details, please see this LPI blog.

Reporting by: Daarel Burnette II

Design/Visualization: Laura Baker

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