Trends & analysis: Stimulus funding flows into school construction

Sahely Mukerji
March 26, 2010
COMMERCIAL, RETAIL, FABRICATION : TRENDS & ANALYSIS

Congress included about $100 billion for education in the stimulus law last year to cushion the recession’s impact on schools and to help fuel an economic recovery, according to a February article in The New York Times. Even though a small portion of that education money was directly designated for school construction — $100 million for impact aid schools — states have leeway to spend a portion of their education allocations on facilities if they choose.

See chart below for details.

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