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PreK-12 Policy & Budget Outlook, 2019-2020

PreK-12 Policy & BudgetOutlook, 2019-2020

PreK-12 Policy & BudgetOutlook, 2019-2020 covers elementary and secondary education policy and funding at the federal and state levels. The report provides information about the implementation of the federal Every Student Succeeds Act and state-level initiatives that vendors of school resources and services need to know.


  • Introduction
    • Policy and Funding
  • Education Evolution
  • Trump Education Plans
  • ESSA Era Advances
    • Table Key Points in ESSA Plans Approved in the Second Half of 2018
  • Federal Funding Rises
    • Table Education Department Appropriations, FY2017-FY2019 (selected K-12 categories, $ in millions)
  • Federal Fiscal 2020 Funding TBD
  • E-Rate Supports Classroom Connectivity
    • Impact of E-Rate for Schools and Students
      • Table Impact of E-Rate, 2018
  • State Education Policy Impact
  • Trends in State Initiatives
    • Promoting the Switch to Digital
      • Table States with Digital Learning Plans
      • Table States with a Resource Repository
    • Rising Interest in Civics Education
    • Cursive Writing Rebounds
    • Career and Technical Education Booms
    • Cybersecurity and Student Data Privacy
  • State Education Funding Overview
    • Table Per Pupil Funding by State, FY 2016
    • Table Top 10 School Districts by Current Spending Per Pupil, FY 2016
  • Fiscal 2019 Budgets Support K-12
    • Table States with Approved FY 2019 K-12 Funding Increases
  • Opportunities Coming Across the States
    • California: Large State, Large Opportunity
    • Texas: Two Budgets to Be Reconciled
    • Florida in Flux
    • Funding Increases Proposed in IL, NY & PA
    • Waiting for Fiscal 2020 State Budget Approvals

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