Education Funding Interactive Look Up How Much COVID Relief Aid Your School District is Getting
The 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 Funds
How 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.
Budget & Finance Schools Had Plans for Federal Relief Aid. The Delta Variant Upended Them
Districts planned to spend federal funds on HVAC upgrades and new technology—but some are now redirecting money to face the Delta variant.
Accountability States Make It Hard to Tell How Much Schools Are Spending, Report Says
The vast majority of states aren't publishing spending data in a visually appealing or comprehensive way, according to EdTrust.
School & District Management Florida May Withhold Funds and Remove School Board Members Over Masks
As more districts consider stricter mask mandates, the state education board is threatening severe penalties for two districts that tried.
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.
IT Management From Our Research Center Don't Buy 'Stupid Stuff:' Essential Advice for Technology Purchasing
School districts have more digital devices on their hands than ever before. Here's what they can do to get the biggest bang for their buck.
School & District Management Opinion Critics Complain My District Doesn’t Really Need Relief Aid. If They Only Knew…
District expenditures have ballooned in the pandemic, but many critics expect the opposite. How can leaders set the record straight?
Budget & Finance How Kids Benefit When Principals Get a Say in Spending Federal COVID-19 Aid
In some districts, principals play a key role in targeting federal pandemic relief money, but in other places they're left out.
Equity & Diversity Video These Schools Served Black Students During Segregation. There's a Fight to Preserve Them
A look at how Black people managed to grow a solid middle class without access to so many of America’s public schools.
Budget & Finance Some School Districts Are Feeling COVID-19 Stimulus Envy
Thousands of districts got little to nothing from recent federal stimulus aid, surfacing longstanding tensions over inadequate school funding.
Law & Courts Schools Will Get At Least $25 Million From Opioid Lawsuit
Lawyers are aiming to place significantly more money into the grant program as school districts' lawsuits against opioid companies continue.