Thursday, May 14, 2009

For educators, additional stimulus cash exists in unlikely places

Now is the time for educators to get creative. The federal stimulus package contains millions for community health centers, billions for vocational training. and additional funds that could go to schools. Experts in education finance say this is the case even though the programs aren't a part of the dedicated education package.

Reportedly, some of the nearly $4 billion for work force training could be used for adult education, youth training programs and career exploration, especially for fields related to renewable energy or energy efficiency. Details from Education Week, which is offering this premium article for complimentary viewing.


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