Recession Woes Cast Pall as Schools Open

Robelen, Erik W.
August 2009
Education Week;8/26/2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p15
The article discusses the effects of the U.S. economic recession on public schools throughout the country, which is enduring larger class sizes, job and textbook budget cuts, and reduced school bus service. The stimulus aid from the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is helping lessen the effects on school districts and states. How the aid will be used in the states of California, North Carolina, and New York are discussed.


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