Taking the Right Approach to Funding Ed Innovation

Taking the Right Approach to Funding Ed Innovation

June 26, 2018

In a new issue brief, iNACOL “highlights case studies and action steps for policymakers to deepen their understanding of state funding strategies to support innovation in K-12 education.” The brief notes that ESSA gives states the opportunity to use federal funding to build capacity for personalized, competency-based learning, and that Congress recently appropriated funding for fiscal year (FY) 2018 that “will allow states and districts to access significantly more funds for innovation than the FY 2017 appropriation.”