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Recommendations for the President-elect Biden Education Transition Team

The Council of the Great City Schools, the nation’s primary coalition of large city public school districts, congratulates President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election, and pledges its collaboration in developing the best possible federal policies on behalf of the nation’s schoolchildren, particularly those attending public schools in our major cities. 

The immediate needs of the nation’s urban public schools fall into three broad categories: substantial financial shortfalls from the country’s weakening economy; the safety and health of students and staff due to the pandemic; and racial and ethnic equity and justice.

To address these challenges, the Council of the Great City Schools offers the following proposals and recommendations to the incoming administration.

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