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Communication Template for Principals on Use of Federal Relief Funds

BY debraabritt
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As federal relief funds flow to districts, principals will want to engage their school’s families and staff about what they see as strategies that will work this year. Researchers at Georgetown University’s Edunomics Lab worked with Edge Research to learn how district staff, principals, teachers, and parents engage with and react to information about school finance.

We’ve adapted those lessons to create a template that principals can use to engage their community in a way that cultivates trust and helps make the most of the federal relief dollars.


You can use this cost-equivalent activity worksheet with your finance teams, school leaders and in community conversations to gather “meaningful” input on spending priorities.


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