The U.S. Department of Education (US DOE) recently issued guidance to the state departments of education regarding how to appropriately spend the $102 billion set aside for education in the American Recovery Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The first payments of these funds were sent out to states inn March 2009.
McKenzie, Sarah C. and Ritter, Gary W., "ARRA Spending on Education in Arkansas" (2009). Policy Briefs. 80.