This webinar explores opportunities, challenges, and strategies for governors as they create and move forward state education budgets during and beyond COVID-19. Topics of the conversation include how governors can maximize new federal funding to plan for both the short- and long-term educational needs of states and school districts and strategies for advancing equity at the state and district level.
- Michael Griffith, Senior Researcher and Policy Analyst, Learning Policy Institute
- Dr. Marguerite Roza, Director, Edunomics Lab and Research Professor, Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy
- Daniel G. Thatcher , Senior Fellow, Education, National Conference of State Legislatures
- Jonathan Travers, Partner, Education Resource Strategies
- National Conference of State Legislatures: Education Finance In The Time of COVID-19
- Learning Policy Institute Leveraging More Adequate and Equitable School Funding
- Education Resource Strategies: Investing Federal ESSER Funds in Recovery and Redesign
- Education Resource Strategies: The Cost of COVID
- Education Resource Strategies: Six Adaptations to Budget Planning for 2021-22
- Education Resource Strategies: What Is Resource Equity?
- Edunomics Lab Resource Page
- Edunomics Lab: Proceed With Caution: With Enrollment Drops, States Are Looking To Hold District Budgets Harmless
- Alliance for Resource Equity Guides
- Education Commission of the States K-12 Funding Policy Responses to COVID-19
- Education Commission of the States School Finance Overview and Glossary
- Bruce Baker and Matthew DiCarlo, Albert Shanker Institute: The Coronavirus Pandemic and K-12 Education Funding
- Education Law Center: Making The Grade 2020: How Fair Is School Funding In Your State
- Education Trust: 5 Things State Leaders Should Do to Ensure the Latest Federal Stimulus Funds for Schools Are Used Equitably
The National Governors Association Center for Best Practices K-12 Education Team is hosting a series of conversations with subject matter experts, state education leaders, and practitioners that reflect on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and elevate strategies and models for redesigning key features of the education system as states and school districts move forward. View all webinars in the series.