Where The Mandates Are

Greenblatt, Alan
January 2010
National Journal;1/23/2010, p6
The article discusses several areas where the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama and the Congress are calling for changes in state policies. It notes that the administration is asking state governments to pursue national goals while being more transparent about expenditures. Under the 209 economic stimulus package, states are required to spend at least as much on K-12 education for three years. A Build America bond program has been included in the stimulus act yet states are likely to refuse federal support for their debts.


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