TITLE

ECONOMIC-STIMULUS FUNDS

AUTHOR(S)
D. V.
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Education Week;10/14/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 7, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a National Governors' Association report offering guidance for states on qualifying for and using federal aid for education from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The report, generated by discussions with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, recommends working on four principles including adoption of internationally benchmarked standards and assessments, effective teachers, turnarounds of low-performing schools, and building longitudinal student data systems.
ACCESSION #
44843286

 

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