From equitably meeting students' increased needs, to planning new budgets, to creating safe and effective models for hybrid and fully-remote learning — the options facing districts and schools are complex and the stakes are high. As the challenges of this pandemic continue to unfold, we're here to help district and school leadership teams move from reactive decision-making to doable plans, within your community's context. This page is our homebase for COVID-19 support.
Information you can use:
5 “power strategies” (and real-life examples) to accelerate equity-focused recovery and redesign.
7 crucial principles for investing ESSER funds for sustainable impact.
How a whole-system approach to continuous improvement can help districts chart a course to equity and excellence this pandemic school year
A brief and tool for understanding the full financial impact of COVID-19 on districts and schools.
Budget Planning for 2021-22
Six crucial approaches to budgeting and planning for the 2021-22 school year and key considerations and advice from district leaders.
Principles for Policy-Makers
Four principles for policymakers – from Joe Biden down to state legislators – to allocate resources for education recovery