Stimulus Could Boost School Construction

Source: Allison Armour-Garb and Thomas Gais, Rockefeller Institute of Government, Observations, February 2009

After a recession, school capital spending tends to take a hit. This time, that hit could be particularly damaging, as spending on K-12 construction and repair has yet to pick up from the 2003 downturn. But Congress is tackling the issue with provisions in the economic stimulus package.

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