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Why the breakdown of stimulus talks is doubly painful for schools: no money and added uncertainty. See more national education news here

| August 18, 2020
Why the breakdown of stimulus talks is doubly painful for schools: no money and added uncertainty. See more national education news here

With talks over a new coronavirus relief package now stalled, Congress has not only failed to provide more money to schools, but also injected additional uncertainty into an already tumultuous school year.

The consequences will be far-reaching, for America’s schools and the over 50 million students they serve.

For Sharon Contreras, the superintendent of Guilford County schools in North Carolina, that means she’s scouring her budget for ways to pay for HVAC system upgrades, extra buses, and additional custodians.

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