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In 2021, President Biden signed the American Rescue Act . This $1.9 trillion legislative act provides much-needed funding for federal, state, and local governments still reeling from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

One of the essential parts of the American Rescue Act is its focus on school funding. The Act includes $165 billion in education funding, with $122.8 billion for K-12 public schools. Schools and students have experienced significant adverse effects due to the pandemic’s impact. This funding is a once in a lifetime opportunity to reimagine how we educate and support students. …

Shawn Joseph

Dr. Shawn Joseph’s passion for equity and social justice has led him to serve in a number of positions in the world of education.

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