The federal share of school spending is still well above where it was before the recession and the economic-stimulus package.
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May 23, 2013
November 05, 2012
Five schools in Colorado that got millions from the federal School Improvement Grant may lose those dollars after failing to move the needle on student achievement, even after two years of big financial support.
September 06, 2012
Listen to Politics K-12's Alyson Klein discuss the education platforms of both presidential candidates.
July 10, 2012
The Center on Education Policy takes a deep look at the challenges facing those participating in the federal School Improvement Grant Program.
May 21, 2012
Rep. John Kline, R-Minn., the chairman of the House Education and the Workforce Committee is asking the Government Accountability Office, Congress' investigative arm, to look into state's progress in putting in place the teacher and principal portions of their Race to Top applications
April 11, 2012
ED needs to do a better job of making sure that the performance of contractors hired through the School Improvement Grant program is reviewed, and of making sure states have the information they need to make grant renewal decisions.
February 06, 2012
State finances are beginning to rebound, a survey finds, and states are making progress on some policies pushed by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, especially data-systems, and standards and assessments.
November 09, 2011
The Education Department has selected 23 finalists in line for a slice of $150 million in federal innovation dollars, but each must secure a private match to receive the award.
October 10, 2011
Although Sept. 30 was the deadline for states to "obligate" the majority of their stimulus funds, some still have big balances left and, technically, have until Jan. 3 to deplete their funds.
September 26, 2011
States will get an extra 15 months to implement the most challenging parts of the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund requirements, which include collecting higher-education data.