Pushing Education Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds

Event Date: 
June 08, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm EDT

Join the Region 9 Comprehensive Center on Tuesday, June 8th at 10:00 a.m. CT for a webinar on  Pushing Educational Boundaries: Student Recommendations for Spending American Rescue Plan Funds. Students from the 2020–21 Illinois Student Advisory Council spent months researching how to use the current influx of education funding to make the most impact for students. Hear their instrumental recommendations to help ALL students achieve educational success and incorporate student voices in decision-making. Topics include addressing the post COVID-19 achievement gap; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and student safety and emotional well-being. These young leaders have presented their ideas to the Illinois P-20 Council, Push Excel’s National Education Summit, and the Illinois State Board of Education.