More Than $587 Million in Recovery Funds now Available for Wisconsin to Save Jobs and Drive Reform
Application for Part 1 of Wisconsin's State Stabilization Funds Approved Today
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $587 million is now available for Wisconsin under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This funding will lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts. Wisconsin will be eligible to apply for another $289 million this fall. Today's funding is being made available per Wisconsin's successful completion of Part 1 of the State Stabilization Application, which was made available on April 1st.