Stimulus Spurs Business Opportunities

Aarons, Dakarai I.; Maxwell, Lesli A.
February 2010
Education Week;2/10/2010, Vol. 29 Issue 21, Special section pS8
The article discusses how businesses have attempted to capitalize on the infusion of U.S. federal economic stimulus funds into education. The author comments on how states have applied for competitive grants through the Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation (i3) programs and have engaged educational consultants and firms for assistance. The role of nonprofit organizations in helping school implement educational reforms, such as the establishment of academic standards, is discussed.


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