TITLE

An Energized Beginning for Congress

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, Bruce
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
School Administrator;Mar2009, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p47
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a U.S. legislative update on matters related to education, at the start of the administration of President Barack Obama. Topics discussed include the confirmation of U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, the progress of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP).
ACCESSION #
36840350

 

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