TITLE

Federal Funding Decisions Require a Call to Action

AUTHOR(S)
DeWitt, Stephen
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Techniques: Connecting Education & Careers;May2009, Vol. 84 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author focuses on the issues concerning the role of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) on education in the U.S. He emphasizes that U.S. President Barack Obama administration's message to education community is to show the result of the ARRA spending, or additional funding will be difficult to be realized. Moreover, the author mentions that anyone wanting increase in federal funding must include data and other evidence to support funding request.
ACCESSION #
38906000

 

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