Laws & Guidance GENERAL
Ideas from the Field on Using ARRA Funds to Advance Education Improvement and Reform
Education Department: American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Overview of the Recovery Act

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort to jumpstart our economy, create or save millions of jobs, and put a down payment on addressing long-neglected challenges so our country can thrive in the 21st century. The Act is an extraordinary response to a crisis unlike any since the Great Depression, and includes measures to modernize our nation's infrastructure, enhance energy independence, expand educational opportunities, preserve and improve affordable health care, provide tax relief, and protect those in greatest need. Show less

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) was signed into law by President Obama on February 17th, 2009. It is an unprecedented effort... Show more

Many organizations are creating publications that specifically provide recommendations on ways to use Recovery Act funds disclaimer:

If you would like a publication you have created to be included in this list, please see our criteria for document inclusion [hide criteria].

Criteria for document inclusion:

  • Item must be available for free
  • Item must NOT promote the purchase of specific commercial products or services (including fundraising requests or order forms)
  • Item must provide well-documented and useful information relevant to a broad audience of practitioners and policymakers
  • Item must be directly related to ARRA, which likely means newly created to inform effective uses of stimulus spending
  • Item should help readers answer one or more of the following questions:
    • How do we drive results for students?
    • How do we increase capacity?
    • How do we accelerate reform?
    • How do we "avoid the cliff" and improve productivity?
    • How do we foster continuous improvement?

If you believe your publication meets these criteria, email recoveryresources@ed.gov
with a link and short description.

If you would like a publication you have created to be included in this list, please see our criteria for document inclusion.


 
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Last Modified: 08/10/2009