The need for more educational resources is mounting, but without federal aid, money is scarce.
Parents face the risks posed by COVID-19 as some states begin to reopen schools.
“Based on the demands of social distancing and precautions, there will not be enough money," one superintendent said.
Big city districts have warned that they may have to cut as many as 275,000 staff members combined as tax revenue plummets due to economic shutdowns.
Schools are keeping kids fed, losing millions of dollars in the process. They fear they will have to make deep cuts next year, when the country is still reeling.
A government watchdog report identifies a number of bureaucratic problems.
The senator made waves at the first Democratic presidential debates by going after Biden's record on school desegregation.
"It’s difficult not to respond when you hear there is such a significant need.”
Small rural school districts have long sought to save money and attract teachers by dropping a school day. Now some urban
Many of the state's school districts have shut down through the end of the week.