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Overview of ARRA Programs

Summaries and presentations from the California Department of Education and U.S. Department of Education regarding various programs and provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009; and outside related links of interest.
California Department of Education Resources

ARRA Funding as of June 30, 2009—Pre-K–12 Programs (DOC)

Summary of ARRA Pre-K–12 Education Provisions (DOC)

Potential Uses for ARRA Funds A compilation of U.S. Department of Education resources providing examples of potential uses for ARRA funds.

ARRA Pre-K–12 Education—Saving and Creating Jobs and Reforming Education (Posted 7-May-2009; PPT; 3MB; 35pp.) A California-specific presentation given by Deputy Superintendent Andrea Ball to the State Board of Education on May 6, 2009.

Federal Resources

ARRA Programs, U.S. Department of Education (Outside Source)

Recovery Act State Fact Sheets (Outside Source; Updated 30-Mar-2010; DOC) Outlines the impact of ARRA funding on California based on March 30, 2010 data.

Webinar Presentation on New ARRA Programs (Outside Source)
On Monday, July 27, 2009, Deputy Secretary of Education Tony Miller hosted a webinar for governors, chief state school officers, state legislators, mayors, superintendents, school board members, education association leaders, and other stakeholders, outlining more than $9 billion in new initiatives for states and school districts, including the $4.35 billion "Race to the Top" Fund. The webinar link above accesses the Archived Webcast, PowerPoint Presentation and Transcript. The user must register for archived Webcasts.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Legislation (Outside Source; PDF; 1MB; 407pp.)
Text of H.R. 1: The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 (Outside Source; PDF; 4MB; 785pp.) (Outside Source) A live Web site whose mission is three-fold:

Useful Links

California Economic Recovery Portal (Outside Source)

Federal Funds Information for States (Outside Source) Estimated funding allocations for states.

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