Congressional lawmakers this week started working on the next coronavirus stimulus package, which will have major funding implications for K-12 education.
The presumptive Democratic nominee is pledging to boost funding for numerous federal programs, including those supporting after-school and special-needs communities.
As California’s school districts look to reopen, they will need support for students’ social-emotional well-being, and strong professional development, according to the state’s school boards association.
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded over 20 grants for small businesses to develop ed-tech products that the agency says have commercial promise.
The Software and Information Industry Association is restructuring its education technology division and and moving away from in-person conferences.
The Trump administration wants to grant states waivers from paperwork requirements, but advocacy groups seem likely to questions whether students’ rights will be protected.
A new database from Education Week allows users, including companies, to dive into the finances of 12,000 school districts around the country and gauge whether they are likely to face budget cuts.
A series of EdWeek Market Brief surveys of district leaders and teachers taken during the coronavirus show how their view of budgets and their spending priorities have changed over time.
A new grant authorized by the Every Student Succeeds Act will be weighted heavily toward benefiting economically disadvantaged students, which could alter purchasing choices of funding recipients.
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is asking the Federal Trade Commission to investigate ed-tech companies’ digital marketing practices, as online activity surges during COVID-19.