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American Rescue Plan Act

The Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund and School Purchasing

Tuesday, May 18 | 3 PM ET

The federal government has allocated nearly $123 billion for PreK-12 education resources through the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER III) fund, part of the American Rescue Plan Act. The stimulus package allows for a broad range of uses for the dollars, from addressing learning loss to providing services to support student mental health to purchasing PPE and software. But what does this once-in-a-generation influx of cash mean operationally for your school?

Facility Funds

How Do Schools Find Facility Money? – Stories from School Leaders of Color

Wednesday, May 26 | 2 PM ET

Providing financial access to school leaders of color is crucial in the pursuit of educational equity. Join two school leaders as they share how they went about finding short-term and long-term money for their facility and talk about their experience navigating the path among financial institutions by leveraging relationships to partner with the right lenders. 

Key takeaways
• Navigating the process from a school leader’s view
• Long-term and short-term solutions for facilities financing
• Resources available to guide school leaders through the loan or refinancing application process
• Learn about a new tool to help match schools and lenders

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Masterclass: Teacher Voices In Advocacy—May 5, 2020

Financial Strategy: Keep an Emergency from Becoming a Crisis—April 20, 2020

Strong Connections: Ideas and Tips to Improve Student Engagement and Learning for the Remainder of the School Year—April 14, 2021

What Will the American Rescue Plan Act Mean for Your School?—March 17, 2020

Digitally Transforming Purchasing for Charter Schools—March 10, 2021

Toward Understanding Unionization’s Impacts on Charter School Students—March 4, 2021

Addressing Trauma through a Structured School or Systemwide Strategy—March 2, 2021

Operationalizing Equity: Enabling Holistic Student Support—October 8, 2020

Discover Powerful Purchasing Possibilities with Amazon Business—February 25, 2021

Charter School Leaders of Color and the Divine 9: Charting a Course Toward K-12 Public School Educational Excellence Together—February 23, 2021

Post-Election Analysis: The State of the Charter School Sector—November 23, 2020

Tools for Growing Student Enrollment: Measuring your Digital Marketing ROI—February 11, 2021

The Charter Community's 2021 Federal Education Priorities—February 3, 2021

Borrowing Short Term vs Long Term During Uncertainty—July 8, 2020

How a Crisis can be a Catalyst for Innovation—September 24, 2020

Digital Transformation for Purchasing—September 22, 2020

Renegotiating Leases in the Time of COVID-19—June 24, 2020

Virtual Fundraising in Times of Crisis with Charles Best—May 20, 2020

Who CARES? What Charter School Leaders Should Know about Recent Federal COVID-19 Legislation—April 20, 2020

How Charter Schools Can Lead a Coordinated Community Response in Times of Crisis—May 14, 2020

Charter Schools and the Capital Markets During a Pandemic—April 29, 2020

Learning to Code while Schools are Closed with Hadi Partovi—April 23, 2020

The New Normal: Working and Teaching from Home with Jaime Casap—April 14, 2020

Teaching and Engaging Students via Video with Sal Khan—April 8, 2020

What the Coronavirus Relief Package (CARES Act) Means for Charter Schools—March 27, 2020

Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Cause Construction Delays for Charter Schools?—April 9, 2020