Federal Policy

The federal role in improving equity and excellence in schools and colleges

What Congressional Funding Means for K-12 Schools

The latest developments in federal Covid-relief aid for states and school districts

Strategies for the Biden Administration to Strengthen Public Education

Roles federal policymakers can play in improving K-12 schools

Why It’s Wrong to Write Off the SIG Program

State-level research showing achievement gains from the federal School Improvement Grant program

A New Bipartisan Education Agenda

A blueprint for new secondary and post-secondary pathways, based on students’ passions and purposes

Who’s Who in the U.S. Education Department

Biden administration political appointees in education

Federal Policy

By the Numbers

Investments in SEL

  • 31%

    School districts in blue states earmarking federal Covid-relief aid for social emotional learning

  • 28%

    School districts in red states

Source: FutureEd Analysis

Education as a Voter Issue, 2022

  • 82%

    Parents who would vote for someone outside of their political party if their education platform aligned with their views

Source: National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

Projected ESSER III Spending

  • $2.2 billion

    Projected ESSER III spending on psychologists/mental health professionals

  • $1.2 billion

    Projected ESSER III spending on social-emotional learning

Source: FutureEd

Federal Policy

All Work

Play Education Bingo During the State of the Union

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Who’s Who in the U.S. Education Department

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What Congressional Funding Means for K-12 Schools

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Getting to Yes on Covid Relief Spending

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6 Ways to Breakdown How Districts are Spending Federal Covid Aid

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Education Department To Require Detailed Spending Data

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Congressional Testimony: Covid-Relief Spending on Academic Recovery

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Podcast: Is There a Future in Standards-Based Reform?

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Financial Trends in Local Schools’ Covid-Aid Spending

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Covid School Aid Spending Trends in Red, Blue States

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Covid-Aid Spending Trends by City, Suburban, Rural School Districts

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How Medicaid Can Help Schools Sustain Support for Students’ Mental Health

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The Churn

The latest leadership changes in the education sector

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Upcoming events at FutureEd and across the education policy world

FutureEd in the News

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