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ARRA by the Numbers

December 17, 2010
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President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), on February 17, 2009. Since that time, nearly $100 billion has been awarded to States and other grantees to support education related activities. The charts below provide a glimpse into where funds under ARRA have been going, how they are being used, and the overall reach of these funds across the nation.

Lame Duck Congress May Determine Fate of Additional Race to the Top and Investing in Innovation Funding

November 18, 2010
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Before the newly elected members of Congress begin work, the current Congress must return to Washington to complete some unfinished business. Among the work to be done is to wrap up the annual appropriations bills that fund all aspects of the federal government, including education programs.

School Improvement Grant Surprises: 10 Things the Data Show

November 18, 2010
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With such a large investment in Title 1 school improvement grants, it's worth taking a look into where these funds are going and how they are being spent. Based on an intensive review of the data available from states, here are ten things worth knowing about this important new funding source.

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