Potential Impact of Obama Jobs Proposal Under Scrutiny

Klein, Alyson; McNeil, Michele
September 2011
Education Week;9/21/2011, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p21
In this article the author discusses the possible impact of a jobs plan proposed by U.S. President Barack Obama on the finance of U.S. schools. She addresses various aspects of the plan, including the allocation of money to prevent teacher layoffs and create education jobs, infrastructure aid to maintain and renovate education facilities, and government funds for higher education. Other topics include the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and education policy.


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