Stimulus Aid's Pace Still Slow

McNeil, Michele
June 2009
Education Week;6/17/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 35, p1
The article discusses the slow pace of K-12 economic stimulus money flowing to states and local school districts from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. It reports that 90 percent of the money from the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, the largest of the economic stimulus sources, is slated to make up for state cuts in education. Some nonprofit groups complain that because of short application periods and short turnaround time there is not time for public comment on use of the money.


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