From The New York Times
U.S. to Nation’s Schools: Spend Fast, Keep Receipts
Published: March 9, 2009

Arne Duncan, the secretary of education, issued the first guidelines for how the Education Department intends to channel $100 billion to the nation’s school districts
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/09/education/09educ.html

From THE Journal
U.S. Education Department Set for Rapid Stimulus Fund Deployment

The United States Department of Education is reporting that it will distribute $44 billion in stimulus package funds for education within the next 30 to 45 days… http://www.thejournal.com/articles/24115