Beyond the Beltway series: Overview: The Nationwide Allocation of $541 billion | Tax Cuts to Make Work Pay | Helping Those Most in Need | 21st Century Education | Protecting Vital Services | Energy & Infrastructure | Wrap Up: Local Recovery
The House and Senate versions of the Recovery and Reinvestment Act include spending provisions and tax cuts aimed at reviving our ailing economy. The bill contains nine measures aimed at creating or saving education jobs in the short run while equipping the United States’ education system for the competitive challenges of the 21st century. These measures total $68.2 billion and include grants for programs that serve individuals with disabilities and for schools serving high concentrations of students from low-income families; grants for repairing and modernizing schools and colleges; money for the Head Start program and child care; and Pell Grants to reduce the cost of college. The map below analyzes how much of this will go to people in each state.
This is part of a week-long series that examines the state-level implications of different aspects of the package; the series began with an overview map showing how $541 billion will be allocated to the states.
- Overview: The Nationwide Allocation of $541 billion
- Tax Cuts to Make Work Pay
- Helping Those Most in Need
- 21st Century Education
- Protecting Vital Services
- Energy & Infrastructure
- Wrap Up: Local Recovery
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