The Education Stimulus Report - Volume 1, Issue 10
In this Issue:
Communication is Key to RTTT Support
Tennessee, one of the first two Race to the Top (RTTT) recipient states, understands it will take the ongoing commitment of the business community for its reform efforts to succeed, according to Johnson City Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Gary Mabry.
ARRA and Higher Education
While a vast majority of the $98 billion set aside for education under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was directed toward elementary and secondary education, significant funds were also focused on higher education.
Stimulus Funding Supports Parental Involvement
To help address lack of parental involvement in many U.S. schools, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently recommended doubling the amount of federal Title I funds to support parent involvement. However, at least one district isn’t waiting, and has already tapped into its stimulus dollars to address this need.
Stay up-to-date on important education summits and conferences in the D.C. area.
At-a-Glance: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
A quick guide to the latest updates on programs funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.