12 Best Practices To Keep Your Community Safe During The COVID-19
The world we are living in has placed an urgency around ensuring the health and safety of our community during the recent rise of COVID-19. In order to ensure that staff and students everywhere are safe and ready to return back to their schools, it is important that we understand how we can play a part in keeping everyone safe!
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$14 Trillion Spending Bill Includes a Win for Education
According to The United States Department of Education 2020, Spending Budget Summary, the fiscal 2020 spending bill President Donald Trump signed on December 20th that received bipartisan support will provide $72.8 billion in discretionary funding for the Education Department. Originally, the President was attempting to abolish 29 programs that are receiving 67 billion dollars in federal aid. Zero of the 29 programs he sought to cut were eliminated. This spending bill includes a $450 million increase for Title I spending on disadvantaged students, a $410 million increase for state special education grants, and will allow for additional funds to support programs that provide academic enrichment and educator training. In this post, we will cover the significance these USDE programs have in the field of education as well as our agency.
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