Recently in Federal Stimulus Category

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   >   >>  

October 29, 2009

The Politics of Stimulus Reporting

The first quarterly reports from states on how they spent their stimulus funds will be out tomorrow, and all sides will be scrutinizing the data, especially numbers on how many jobs were saved.

October 28, 2009

Spec. Ed. Stimulus Dollars: This Issue Isn't Going Away

Way back in the spring, my colleague Christina Samuels wrote this story about how the U.S. Department of Education is taking a hard line with districts that aren't meeting the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Apparently, districts that aren't in compliance with the ...

October 19, 2009

How Big Is the Stimulus Funding Cliff?

$16.5 billion. That's the amount of money that 36 states combined will need to find, somewhere, to get back to their 2008 K-12 funding levels after stimulus money runs out. That amounts to about 10 percent of these 36 states' combined budgets, according to my own calculations of figures presented ...

October 19, 2009

White House: Stimulus Saved 250,000 Education Jobs So Far

This is a preview of what the public will see when the first quarterly stimulus reports are made public on Oct. 30.

September 23, 2009

Ed. Dept.: 4 States Are Ripe for Stimulus Slip-Ups

Those identified as "high risk" for possible stimulus spending problems are California, Illinois, Michigan, and Texas. D.C. and Puerto Rico also made the list.

September 23, 2009

UPDATED: Gates Spreading 'Race to the Top' Help to All States

After getting feedback from NGA and CCSSO, the Gates Foundation changes course.

September 22, 2009

What Happened to that Facilities Money in the Stimulus?

Remember the compromise Congress came up with on school facilities in order to pass the economic-stimulus package? Proponents decided to ditch the billions in school construction grants to win support from moderate lawmakers for the overall stimulus. Instead, school districts were allowed to use a p...

September 04, 2009

Quick: Name the 4 States That Haven't Spent an Ed Stimulus Dime

The stimulus slowpokes are Alaska, Louisiana, New Hampshire, and New Mexico.

September 01, 2009

Innovation Grants—Grab 'em While You Can

By guest blogger Erik Robelen: As school districts, charter operators, and other nonprofits anxiously await further details from the Education Department on the $650 million Investing in Innovation Fund, Congress appears disinclined to pony up much, if any, extra money down the road to keep the pro...

September 01, 2009

Gov. Moonbeam Assails Proposed Race to the Top Rules

Jerry Brown tells Arne Duncan that draft rules display "pervasive technocratic bias and an uncritical faith in the power of social science."

<<   <   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   >   >>  

Follow This Blog


Most Viewed on Education Week



Recent Comments