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, S. C., & Ritter, G. W. (2009). ARRA Spending on Education in Arkansas. Policy Briefs. Retrieved from https://scholarworks.uark.edu/oepbrief/80