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

A collage of graphics showing trends if spending federal Covid-relief aid.

6 Ways to Breakdown How Districts are Spending Federal Covid Aid

FutureEd’s analysis of Covid-relief spending plans from more than 5,000 school districts and charter schools educating 75 percent of the nation’s students

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

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

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Research Notes: How Turning Around Schools Affects Neighborhoods

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Who’s New On Congressional Education Committees

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Play Education Bingo During the State of the Union

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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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