How the federal stimulus will affect schools
The $787 billion stimulus package that Congress passed in February provides an unprecedented $106 billion for education—and a historic chance to make short-term investments that will have far-reaching results.
With the influx of federal cash, however, will come close scrutiny. School leaders will need to spend their stimulus funds wisely or risk a public backlash that could hinder educational progress for years to come.
In this special Educator Resource Center, we’ve compiled stories, links, and other guidance to help you follow the latest developments in the stimulus process—and make the best possible use of these funds.