ASBO Federal Update: New Congress, New Administration

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Learn about the many federal laws and regulations affecting school districts across the country and how ASBO International is advocating for you. This policy brief will provide an overview of COVID-19 emergency relief measures that impact schools, the federal budget and education funding, and what’s on the agenda for the 117th Congress and new administration. Learn how you can stay informed and get involved with insights from ASBO International’s policy team. 

Learning Objectives:

Objective 1: Understand the most relevant legislative, legal, and regulatory education issues affecting schools in 2020 and which issues are of concern for 2021. 

Objective 2: Summarize the various COVID-19 emergency relief measures passed by Congress throughout the pandemic and implications for K-12 education. 

Objective 3: Describe ASBO International’s legislative priorities and know where to find resources to support school business education advocacy efforts.  


Elleka Yost, Government Affairs & Communications Manager, ASBO International, Ashburn, Virginia. 

Noelle Ellerson Ng, Legislative Liaison, ASBO International / Associate Executive Director of Advocacy & Governance, AASA, The School Superintendents Association, Alexandria, Virginia. 

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Financial Planning, Budget Planning, and Analysis



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