Stimulus Aid Sparked Progress on Some Goals, States Say

McNeil, Michele; Dorko, Kathryn; Lincoln, Ruth
May 2011
Education Week;5/25/2011, Vol. 30 Issue 32, p16
The article discusses the impact that federal aid to education, through the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), has had on states during the global financial crisis that began in 2008. The ARRA provided $48.6 billion to states through the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, which required states to report on how the money was spent. Other topics include the U.S. America COMPETES Act, data systems and the use of funds to pay teachers' salaries and benefits.


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