Education Coronavirus Resources


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As the coronavirus continues to create unprecedented circumstances in education, the NCSL Education Program is working to keep you updated on what's happening in the states. You can find all of our COVID-19 resources on this page. If you don't see the information you're looking for, please reach out using the contact link in the table of contents or visit the NCSL coronavirus resouces page.

Public K-12 Education

Find information on the Public K-12 Education Response to COVID-19, including the impact on school meals and instructional time. Visit the Education Finance in the Time of COVID-19 page for information about the impact on state education budgets. 

Higher Education

The Higher Education Response to COVID-19, such as campus closures, student supports, admissions and college athletics, is updated regularly with new information.

COVID-19 Education Bill Tracking Database

For legislation related to the Coronavirus outbreak, visit the NCSL State Action on Coronavirus Database which includes K-12 and higher education legislation, as well as more than 30 other categories. For a complete list of Education databases and bill tracking resources, visit this page.

Education Finance in the Time of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic will have a yet unknown—but most certainly unprecedented—impact on states’ education budgets. This page will be updated as states amend or revise their education budgets and finances to meet current fiscal conditions.

Virtual Meetings

We're offering virtual meeting opportunities to keep you up to date, create a space to share updates from your state and give you an opportunity to ask questions of our experts. Recordings and resources are available from our 2020 meeting series and our ongoing 2021 meeting series.

Blogs and Podcasts 

Several of our most recent education blogs have touched on COVID-19 and the impact of coronavirus legislation.

You can also listen to our "Our American States" podcast "State and Federal Responses to Education and Childcare."

Still can't find what you need?

If you have questions or need information you haven't found here, please contact us.