Implementation of the Recovery Act Blog


Blog Entries

Education Data: A Conversation with Aimee Guidera
Thursday, May 27, 2010 - 06:49
Aimee Guidera, executive director of the Data Quality Campaign, believes that the Recovery Act focus on educational data is transformational.
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A Vermont Alternative
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 - 06:51
Are rural states that complain about the standards for receiving Race to the Top educational funding simply trying to get the cash, without holding to the same high standards as apply to the rest of the country?
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Broadband: Should Cities Get a Greater Portion of Recovery Act Dollars?
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 - 04:43
Cities only received about 3 percent of the dollars allocated in the first round of Recovery Act broadband grants. University of Illinois Professor Karen Mossberger (left) questions the wisdom of this decision.
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Rural Race to the Top
Monday, May 24, 2010 - 03:50
Rural state education officials are meeting this week to discuss what they can do to improve education for their students.
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Jobs vs. Productivity
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 10:13
Public transportation projects generate more jobs per dollar spent than highway projects. But is that a good thing?
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One Step Forward...
Thursday, May 20, 2010 - 05:55
Because of some possible limitations of electronic health records, medical providers might lose as much data as they retain.
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Summer Jobs Program Hampered by Inconsistent Measures
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 18:26
“Whenever a program is created with taxpayer dollars, the government has an obligation to continually measure the performance of that program.”--New Jersey Comptroller Matthew Boxer
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Tackling Child Care Waiting Lists
Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 05:21
Two billion dollars of the stimulus package went to child care. That brought waiting lists down. But now what happens?
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A Guide to Past Blog Entries
Monday, May 17, 2010 - 15:28
Here's a list of Recovery Act blog entries from the last several months. It's organized by Recovery Act topics as well as general government themes.
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Health IT: Puzzling out the meaning behind "meaningful use"
Monday, May 17, 2010 - 05:34
What does "meaningful use" mean and why is the definition delaying health IT?
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