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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announces $44B

ARRA Implementation Briefing
Archived Video Webcast – Recorded on April 3, 2009
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On April 1, 2009, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that $44 billion for states and schools is now available under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This funding will lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts. On Friday, April 3, 2009, the Secretary convened a briefing for over 150 education association/organization leaders to discuss the implementation of ARRA.

The panelists were:

U.S. Department of Education:
Secretary Arne Duncan, Marshall Smith, Jonathan Schnur, Tony Miller, Joseph Conaty, Zollie Stevenson, Ruth Ryder

National Education Association:
Joel Packer

American Association of State Colleges and Universities:
Dr. Constantine Curris

Association School Business Officials International:
John Musso

American Association of School Administrators:
Bruce Hunter

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