Coronavirus Stimulus: What Relief Is Coming For K-12 and Higher Ed?
The $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—dubbed the CARES Act—includes over $30 billion in relief for schools and colleges. The unprecedented aid package, which President Trump signed March 27, has many wondering what’s next: How will the funds be distributed? How will relief dollars be spent? And, is it enough?
In this webinar, education experts break down how the stimulus package allocates money for K-12 schools and higher education institutions, and reporters share insights for covering the stimulus. They also provide story ideas on how to track the short- and long-term effects the relief package is expected to bring to the schools and colleges you cover.
- Terry Hartle, senior vice president for government and public affairs, American Council on Education
- Anne Hyslop, assistant director for policy development & government relations, Alliance for Excellent Education
- Kery Murakami, federal higher education policy reporter, Inside Higher Ed
- Andrew Ujifusa, assistant editor, Education Week
- Stacia Cedillo, Education Writers Association (moderator)
This webinar was presented on March 31, 2020.