Educators’ view: Principals know best what their schools need. They should have a central role in deciding how relief funds are spent

The recent passage of the American Rescue Plan represents a once-in-a-generation federal commitment to K-12 schools across the country. The impact will be felt immediately: The $122 billion in direct funding will support safe school reopenings and help ensure that those schools already providing in-person instruction can safely stay open. Beyond reopenings, the funds will be critical to helping students recover from academic and mental health challenges induced and exacerbated by the pandemic.

Click here for full article. Commentary by NAESP Executive Director, Dr. Earl L. Franks, and NASSP CEO, Ronn Nozoe. 

Source: The 74, April 26, 2021.


The Pennsylvania Principals Association Board of Directors has approved a Diversity and Equity Position Statement.