Recently Released: Using ARP Funds to Redesign Schools for Whole Child Equity

Last week, the SoLD Alliance released a new brief that provides states and districts with recommendations for how to use ARP funds to design learning environments that support young people as they recover from the Covid crisis and accelerate their learning and development. The brief, Using ARP Funds to Redesign Schools for Whole Child Equity: Early State and Local Policy Recommendations from the Science of Learning and Development, is closely aligned with existing frameworks including the BELE Framework and “Essential Actions” developed by the Building Equitable Learning Environments (BELE) Network; A Report from the Learning 2025: National Commission on Student-Centered, Equity-Focused Education developed by the School Superintendent Association (AASA), the framework from the Coalition to Advance Student Success, Do Now and Build Toward tools from Education Resource Strategies, Five Key Questions for Districts from The Education Trust.