What the Stimulus Package Means for Education Companies
Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 1 to 2 p.m. ETThe American Rescue Plan, signed into law by President Biden last month, provides historic amounts of emergency financial relief to schools – roughly $130 billion, which school districts are expected to spend over the next three years. How are districts going to make use of this aid to address learning loss, priorities in professional development, curriculum, classroom assessment, technology, social-emotional learning, and other areas?
This webinar will look at what the stimulus will mean for education companies working in school districts, and what K-12 officials will expect from those vendors.
We will discuss and shed light on:
- The results of a nationally representative survey of district officials on how they expect to spend the new stimulus funding
- Additional EdWeek Market Brief original research on districts’ specific preferences for addressing learning loss – a core element of the federal aid – over the coming year
- Insights from federal policy experts and district officials on rules on how the aid can be spent, and how the money is likely to be used by schools