Budget & Finance
Education news, analysis, and opinion about district and school finances and budgets.
- Budget & Finance One Big Reason Schools Are Ditching Remote Learning: The CostDespite increasing demand from parents, states are giving districts little financial incentive to provide online learning this fall.Budget & Finance From Our Research Center School Leaders Say Stimulus Cash Will Go a Long Way—But Deep Funding Challenges RemainAn EdWeek survey finds many districts avoided the dire fiscal fate predicted last spring. But a flood of federal aid poses stark choices.Budget & Finance Spending on Special Ed. in Some Districts Plunged This Year. Budget Cuts Could Be NextSchools faced unprecedented challenges delivering instruction and support to students with disabilities this year—and the costs of providing those services evolved as well.Budget & Finance Opinion How Districts Can Use Relief Funds to Help the Students Most in NeedWe can't squander this opportunity to reach students experiencing homelessness. Here are four key steps.Budget & Finance FEMA Will Cover Some COVID-19 Staffing Costs for SchoolsFEMA is offering to reimburse the costs of pandemic expenses for work performed after Jan. 21. Here's how to get your district's share.Budget & Finance FEMA Is Spending Billions on Pandemic Relief. How Schools Can Get More of ItThe agency is offering reimbursements to schools for pandemic-related purchases they've been using after Jan. 21, 2021.Budget & Finance Will FEMA Reimburse Schools for COVID-Related Costs? Here's What We KnowNumerous school districts are getting millions of dollars less than they expected from the feds for pandemic-related emergency costs.Budget & Finance How School Districts Plan to Spend $130 Billion in Federal Stimulus MoneySchools will soon receive an influx of federal funds. Special education training, technology improvements, and facilities upgrades are on the shopping list.Budget & Finance A Windfall, Teacher Shortages, and Uncertain Enrollments Shape Next Year's K-12 BudgetsSchool finance officers from across the nation describe the unique challenges of managing their money one year into the pandemic.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.This interactive ebook provides valuable evidence-based guidance, strategies, and resources to help you justify your spend, implement sol...Budget & Finance District Savings Are Running Dry Amid COVID-19, Putting Some Schools in Dire StraitsSome of the nation's poorest districts, many of them mostly Black and Latino, scratch to meet pandemic-driven needs with little in the bank.Budget & Finance How COVID-19 Will Make Fixing America's Worst-Performing Schools Even HarderCOVID-19's fallout has shaken how states spend billions in federal aid to fix poor-performing schools serving the most-vulnerable students.