As the Federal “Funding Cliff” Draws Closer, How Are Districts Deciding Which Products to Keep?
11:45 - 12:45
School districts have spent billions of dollars in federal emergency aid on major investments in academic interventions -- especially tutoring -- as well as curriculum, social-emotional learning, devices, classroom assessment, management systems, and many other needs. With federal stimulus aid set to expire in late 2024, how will district leaders decide what products and services to keep, or cut? In this session, we hear directly from district administrators immersed in those decisions about the process they’re following. Are they looking at usage data? Feedback from teachers? Evidence of academic gains or other outcomes? Or other factors entirely?