GovWin SLED Coronavirus Recon

Published: May 20, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) PandemicRecon

GovWin's SLED Coronavirus Recon, produced by Deltek's SLED Market Research team, is designed to support awareness and understanding of the response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by state, local, and educational (SLED) entities and the contractors that support them.

Word on the Street

(What our Analysts are hearing from government)

  • A Chief of Contracts from the Washington Department of Social and Health Services said that they are working under a spending freeze, leading to potential impacts of timing and ability to fully award and execute contracts.

General

Funding & Economic Impact 

Higher Education

K-12 Education

  • (New Jersey) What COVID-19 Funding Cuts Would Mean for Newark Public Schools
    • Newark Public Schools, which presented its budget hearing remotely in March, and other urban districts are adrift in a sea of unknowns as the state reassesses what it will allocate to schools. Many are already tightening their belts and preparing for the worst amid the ravaged economy.
  • Will Federal Education Aid Offset Cuts To Ohio's Schools?
    • Ohio district leaders are advocating for the federal government lifts the restrictions on the money in order for budget deficits to be addressed.
  • Gov. Polis announces distribution of $1.6B in federal CARES Act aid, much to Colorado education
    • Nearly $1 billion will go toward lower and higher education, according to the order, and comes on top of around $294 million already directly distributed by the federal government to K-12 and higher education and as lawmakers consider education cuts.
    • The Colorado Department of Education will receive $37 million for next fiscal year and The CDE will also get $510 million from the federal funding to facilitate distance learning and social distancing, prevent lost learning hours and increasing free teaching hours for K-12 students.

Health Care

Social Services 

Justice/Public Safety

Transportation

Public Utilities