TITLE

State-Level Education Reform Revs Up For $5 Billion Grant Competition

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
Economic Opportunity Report;2009, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. states are making changes in their laws to make their education programs more competitive for the two major grant opportunities created under the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Funds or grants will be awarded in two upcoming 5 billion dollars grant competitions, 'The Race to the Top Fund' and the 'Invest in What Works and Innovation Fund.' States like Louisiana, Illinois and Indiana have reportedly loosened their charter school restrictions.
ACCESSION #
45496022

 

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