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Congress Provided Billions To Schools. Will Districts Spend It Creatively?

BY debraabritt
Kids running to catch school bus

Chad Aldeman
Published by Forbes July 15, 2021

Through the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Congress provided a one-time investment in public education that’s 2.5 times larger than anything that came before it, and the money comes with few strings attached.

As Chad Aldeman explains, that puts the pressure on state and local leaders to identify their own problems and implement their own solutions. Will they be able to pick up the slack and make the dollars count?


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