More than $190 billion in emergency funding has been made available for K-12 education through pandemic relief funding. This means school districts have an incredible opportunity to strengthen infrastructure, fill critical educator and personnel gaps, update digital learning tools and resources, and more. But with great funding comes great responsibility. Education leaders will need to be careful to avoid opportunities for waste, fraud, and abuse. Compliance with federal spending laws is critical.
Look no further for guidance. eSchool News is connecting you with commentary and resources from insightful analysts, policy experts, and education leaders who discuss the state-of-play of federal and state edtech funding programs and what districts can do to take advantage of this historic opportunity.
K-12 Funding Opportunities & Strategies
Guide: Understand how Federal Funding can support K-12 technology investments
With more than $190 billion in federal funding available to K-12 schools, there’s no better time than now to improve the school experience.
Eliminate Barriers to Reading with Government Relief Funding
New government relief funding for K-12 schools offers a unique chance to eliminate reading barriers and overcome unequal access to books.
Securing Funds for Professional Development and SEL Curriculum
There are ample federal, state, and local resources available right now to help schools invest in SEL Curriculum and Professional Development — the trick is knowing how to access them.
COVID-19 Relief Funding for School Districts
This guide walks you through the COVID-19 funding still available to school districts, how to access emergency funds, and allowable uses for relief spending—including tools and platforms to help you keep students and families informed and engaged.
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Follow the Money
Hear how public and private K-12 schools can fund technology initiatives by accessing $190 billion of Federal and State funding programs.
Using Federal Grants to Hire Personnel
Learn the critical steps needed for tracking grant-funded labor expenses and protecting current and future funding for .
3 Planning Tools to Navigate E-Rate
As applications like streaming video, online collaboration and esports become more common, bandwidth needs are rising exponentially. Schools will need to continue leveraging the E-rate program to keep ahead of these requirements
Leveraging E-rate to transform learning
This guide provides an overview of the E-Rate program, insights on the application process and strategies to help districts secure the discounts they’re entitled to.