Budget & Finance

10 Reasons Districts Struggle to Spend Federal Relief Funds

By Mark Lieberman & Vanessa Solis — April 08, 2022 1 min read
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School districts got hundreds of billions of dollars in federal funds to help students emerge stronger from the pandemic. But spending that money isn’t as easy as pushing a button or writing a check. Districts have encountered logistical and political resistance at many stages. Here’s what districts have to overcome to invest relief funds.

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A version of this article appeared in the April 27, 2022 edition of Education Week as Why Districts Struggle To Spend Federal Relief Funds

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