Strategies for Advancing Equity Through State Education Budgets During & Beyond COVID

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


Reflect And Redesign

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.