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- Education Funding Opinion Manchin Just Downsized the Dems’ Massive Education Spending PlansDemocratic Sen. Joe Manchin may have blown a gaping hole in the education community’s hopes for supersized new federal outlays.Education Funding Interactive Look Up How Much COVID Relief Aid Your School District is GettingThe federal government gave schools more than $190 billion to help them recover from the pandemic. But the money was not distributed evenly.Education Funding Explainer Everything You Need to Know About Schools and COVID Relief FundsHow much did your district get in pandemic emergency aid? When must the money be spent? Is there more on the way? EdWeek has the answers.Education Funding Why Dems' $82 Billion Proposal for School Buildings Still Isn't EnoughTwo new reports highlight the severe disrepair the nation's school infrastructure is in and the crushing district debt the lack of federal and state investment has caused.Education Funding Can Governors Really Take Money From Schools Over Masks?State leaders are using the threat of funding cuts as a weapon in the mask debate—but it's not clear if they can or will follow through.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.The U.S. Congress has created an unprecedented, once-in-a-generation surge in educational funding, and this guide will provide real, tang...Education Funding School Infrastructure Funding in Flux as Senators Advance Package Funding Electric BusesGroups are warning school infrastructure could get shortchanged as Democrats negotiate a sweeping $3.5 trillion budget deal.Education Funding The Fight Over Charter School Funding in Washington, ExplainedTensions between some Democrats in Congress and charter school backers have reached a new level over proposed restrictions on federal aid.Education Funding What the House Education Spending Bill Would Do for Schools, in One ChartHouse lawmakers have advanced a funding bill for next year with big increases for several education programs, but it's far from a done deal.Education Funding House Democrats Pitch 'Massive Funding Increase' in Latest Education Spending BillThe proposal would more than double aid to Title I programs for low-income students and aims to help schools address fallout from COVID-19.Education Funding Feds Set Limits on Which Private Schools Can Get COVID-19 ReliefThe Education Department's rules deal with $2.75 billion in American Rescue Plan aid set aside for private schools.Education Funding Feds OK First State Plans for Remaining Share of $122 Billion in K-12 Virus AidAs it approved states' relief plans, the Education Department separately opened applications for $600 million in homeless-student aid.Education Funding Feds Seek to Promote Equity, COVID-19 Recovery, and 'Systemic Change' Through GrantsThe Education Department's six new proposed funding priorities would affect competitive grants.Education Funding How Many Students Are Living in Poverty? The Number Is Likely WrongK-12 policymakers' inability to accurately assess student poverty has resulted in billions of dollars being misspent, a new study says.