There are two approaches education leaders can take to fund increases in teacher compensation: revenue-raising or expense trade-off. In this blog post, WestEd experts offer guidance and considerations for these two approaches.
Many local education leaders are using one-time relief funds to address urgent issues brought on by the pandemic, such as learning recovery and student mental health. However, leaders need a clear financial plan to sustain the programs and services beyond the grant period.
In the first episode of the new season of Budgeting for Educational Equity, host Jason Willis sits with school business official, administrator, and statewide leader, Nina Boyd, who draws on her nearly 40 years in public education to discuss the state of educational equity today.
State education agency (SEA) staff are invited to the last session in the Resource Allocation and Review (RAR) Discussion Series hosted by the Region 9 and 15 Comprehensive Centers. SEA leaders will share insights on how they have designed their RAR process and discuss lessons learned.
WestEd offers innovative, evidence-based resources and services to improve outcomes for students, teachers, families, and communities. Visit our Back to School web page to access tools and strategies for learning acceleration, educator well-being, and more.
The disproportionate impact of the pandemic on Native peoples has worsened enduring education and healthcare disparities throughout the country. This brief offers strategies from tribal leaders on improving outcomes and strengthening infrastructure with federal funds.
Access this interactive three-part virtual learning series focused on strategically using one-time funds and evaluating which investments to sustain. The California Department of Education developed the series in partnership with WestEd.
In California, county offices of education (COEs) are partnering with schools and districts to serve students and families more effectively. Discover how four COEs are working to coordinate and integrate services with other child-serving agencies.
In this fireside chat, Jason Willis of WestEd and Nolberto Delgadillo, Chief Financial Officer for Portland Public Schools (PPS), discuss PPS’s efforts to sustain innovative and effective support services and improve student outcomes.
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