American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Includes Funds for Impact Aid

April 2009
Touching Base;Apr2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p3
The article discusses the funding for Impact Aid from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) signed by U.S. President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009. The bill will provide 100 million U.S. dollars for Impact Aid under Title VIII of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended (ESEA). There will be 80 local education agencies under section 8003 of the Impact Aid Program that will receive 39.6 million U.S. dollars from the Impact Aid while 59.4 million U.S. dollars will be given through Impact Aid Construction grants.


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