Ellis County schools to receive $7,281,000
Federal economic stimulus bill sends $4 billion to public schools in
Approximately $4 billion for education and public schools will be headed to
Some of the money is allocated by formula and other funds will come down to local school districts in the form of grants. School districts, receiving money to be directed to special programs, are expected to spend a large amount for technology, equipment, energy enhancement and construction.
As with other funding sectors in the bill, such as transportation infrastructure, technology, homeland security and energy programs, the funds will result in more work opportunities for Texans and hundreds of contracting opportunities for vendors and service providers. “Those interested in selling to government – whether to school districts, cities, counties or state agencies – should get involved immediately,” said Nabers.
Throughout the country, government entities are watching to see how the funding will flow and who will have oversight. Once the money is released, a federal Web site, www.recovery.gov will allow citizens to see how it is spent.
A breakdown of estimated amounts that Ellis County public schools will receive from the Economic Recovery Package follows. For a statewide look at all school districts in
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