The American Rescue Plan Act provides nearly $122 billion in COVID-19 relief funding for K-12 education. That’s a lot of money considering that the FY2021 regular appropriation for K-12 programs is $42.6 billion.
Kim McCabe is the senior director of communications for the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools. She manages the National Alliance website, social media accounts, email communications, publications, campaigns, and visual brand.
Previously, Kim worked at Americans for the Arts, coordinating its state action network, online action center program, and external communications for the government affairs team. Kim began her career working in early childhood education policy at Child Care Aware of America, designing and managing the organization’s parent advocacy program. Her current work at the National Alliance builds on the belief that parents should be equipped and able to make choices about their children’s education and that they should have quality options to choose from.
Kim grew up in Rochester, NY, and is a graduate of American University where she received a degree in Art History.
Blog posts by Kim McCabe
Over the last year, families and educators faced so many unanticipated obstacles. Education, as we knew it, was completely disrupted and the significant learning loss caused by the pandemic will have lasting effects for many children.
The National Alliance shares 5 Takeaways from this year's Educators for Excellence Teacher Survey.