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K12 Education is a business

PreK-12 Education Market is all about
Business development, strategic planning
and successful execution of profitable marketing and sales plans.

Remember: Those who own/control the majority of any commodity, dictate its value.


  • $69.4 B in discretionary funding
  • $139.7 B new mandatory funding


2016 Billionaires Create PAC to Influence Legislature on Charter Schools Connecticut experienced a gigantic charter scandal involving the governor’s favorite charter chain Jumoke Academy. It turned out that the leader of Jumoke had padded his resume and had hired people with criminal records, and engaged in other improprieties. But the governor learned nothing and continues to press for deregulated, unsupervised charter schools. Jumoke had collected $53 million in public funds between 1998-2013, with no oversight.
Among the billionaires contributing to this new organization are Michael Bloomberg, Paul Tudor Jones, and Ray Dalio. Don’t be surprised to see members of the Sackler family joining the effort to expand charter schools; these are the Connecticut billionaires who love charter schools and made their fortune by selling Oxycontin, the deadly prescription drug that has addicted so many people.

2015 Education Industry Mergers, Acquisitions Jumped Significantly
There were 418 mergers and acquisitions in the education industry in 2015, up from 329 in 2014, according to research by the investment bank Berkery Noyes. The value of the deals over that time period, meanwhile, jumped by 52 percent, to about $18 billion, said Berkery Noyes.

@JohnKingNYSED to get @jIMsEDU Jim Shelton’s portfolio at @usedgov

Economic inequality isn't just about getting a better education, when in fact there may be more immediate solutions that could help tens of millions Americans struggling today.
Robert Reich: "Education is not the only answer and it’s certainly not the immediate solution. At best, it’s a necessary, but not sufficient response to widening inequality."

2016 Technology for Education Consortium Group Probes Ed-Tech Pricing, Buying.
K-12 officials buying ed-tech - Chief information officers around the country, are "all having the same frustrations."Released data that questions the prices that Apple is charging districts for a popular model of iPads. The consortium says its research, based on surveys of 40 districts, shows that the prices those systems paid for iPads with the same features and design ranged from $367 to $499. That gap can't be explained by the volume of the purchases or related factors, the organization argues. Chromebooks is next.

12/2015 HALF OF ALL K12 CLASSROOM COMPUTERS ARE NOW GOOGLE CHROMEBOOKS CNBC is reporting that Chromebooks make up over half of devices used in U.S. classrooms, beating out Apple’s iPad and a wide range of Windows PCs to utterly dominate the education market. It’s particularly impressive when you consider that, just a couple of years ago, Chromebooks made up less than 1 percent of all such devices.

Related Google proudly trumpet’s Chromebook’s domination in schools

We’ve talked about the extent to which Google dominates education before, but the rate of growth is staggering. By some estimates 30,000 devices are deployed in U.S. classrooms every day, expanding the education market for computers and taking up most of that growth.

SEE EFF COMPLAINT “Google mines students’ browsing data and other information, and uses it for the company’s own purposes.” Google can share with advertisers 100% of your digital activity.

2015 Robert Reich - "Big Tech Has Become Way Too Powerful"
Conservatives and liberals interminably debate the merits of “the free market” versus “the government.” Which one you trust more delineates the main ideological divide in America. In reality, they aren’t two separate things. There can’t be a market without government. Legislators, agency heads and judges decide the rules of the game. And, over time, they change the rules. The important question, too rarely discussed, is who has the most influence over these decisions and in that way wins the game. Now information and ideas are the most valuable forms of property. Most of the cost of producing it goes into discovering it or making the first copy. After that, the additional production cost is often zero. Such “intellectual property” is the key building block of the new economy. Without government decisions over what it is, and who can own it and on what terms, the new economy could not exist. Big Tech has been almost immune to serious antitrust scrutiny, even though the largest tech companies have more market power than ever. Maybe that’s because they’ve accumulated so much political power. Google is now among the largest corporate lobbyists in the United States. Economic and political power can’t be separated because dominant corporations gain political influence over how markets are maintained and enforced, which enlarges their economic power further. One of the original goals of antitrust law was to prevent this.

“The enterprises of the country are aggregating vast corporate combinations of unexampled capital, boldly marching, not for economical conquests only, but for political power,” warned Edward G. Ryan, the chief justice of Wisconsin’s Supreme Court, in 1873. Antitrust law was viewed as a means of breaking this link. “If we will not endure a king as a political power,” Senator John Sherman of Ohio thundered, “we should not endure a king over the production, transportation and sale” of what the nation produced.

The underlying issue has little to do with whether one prefers the “free market” or government. The real question is how government organizes the market, and who has the most influence over its decisions. We are now in a new gilded age similar to the first Gilded Age, when the nation’s antitrust laws were enacted. As then, those with great power and resources are making the “free market” function on their behalf. Big Tech — along with the drug, insurance, agriculture and financial giants — dominates both our economy and our politics.

1/23/15 No Money Left Behind
The Bush bros have common ties to one particularly controversial educational entrepreneur. Starting in the late 1990s, Randy Best, whom I profiled at the end of George W. Bush's second term, used his connections to the president to transform a virtually unknown for-profit education company, Voyager, into a "selling juggernaut" (in his words) that he unloaded in 2005 for $360 million. Randy Best Steve Brodner The key to Voyager's success was the way it it used revolving doors in Bush's Education Department to game the procurement process. Its dealings prompted a scathing DOE inspector general's report in 2006 and a harshly worded Senate report the following year. "Many programs, including Voyager, were probably adopted on the basis of relationships, rather than effectiveness data," G. Reid Lyon, who co-wrote the No Child Left Behind Act and later consulted for Best, told me in 2008. "I thought all this money would be great; it would get into schools. But money makes barracudas out of people. It's an amazing thing."

Bill Bennett, Neil Bush, Milkin, Voyager 1994, Expanded Learning, Ignite!, TEA, Title 1, Federal Grants,

ProQuest Company Acquires (BUSH privately held) Voyager Expanded Learning.

ANON ~ "I worked at a for-profit company that focused on educational technology. I thought that working for an education-based company would help me feel like I was still working towards something nobel while still getting paid a reasonable rate.... not so. I felt disgusted about how we were constantly pressured to design with the idea of making more products to sell rather than products that made a difference. Our sales team worked hard to suck poor school systems dry. It was truly disappointing."

Wall Street Eyes Profit Potential in Public School Budgets. The privatization movement has swung into high gear. Many people find it hard to understand why so many Wall Street hedge fund managers and equity investors have suddenly become interested in public education.
Here is a good explanation. No one ever went wrong by following the money. Who wins? Who loses? And another important issue: where is the evidence that privatization improves education or saves money? Or does it save money while making education worse?


2010 K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), Ron Packard, founder and CEO of K12 Inc. is the nation's largest provider of proprietary curriculum and online school programs for students in kindergarten through high school.

Neil Bush, Jeb Bush, George Bush Senior, Mrs. Bush, and President George Bush have created the education monopoly. that started in In 1999, with Ignite and included Bill Bennett for an educational venture called K12, Inc. that started with $4M of taxpayer NCLB funding !!! now going to be worth a Billion dollars!!! This is how you take money from the public / the commons and into the pocket of privateers!!! This doesn't have anything to do with education but everything to do with stealing our money.

The Bush Family has stolen before.

Jeb Bush explains how to get all your tax money away from you and given to his friends in - Monopoly doesn't want to have Direct Competition !!!


Jeb Bush governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007, vouchers, school choice man will create the education monopoly. With the help of his family. Two other Bush-supported programs - one that offers tax credits to business that help send low-income kids to private schools and another that gives vouchers to disabled students - survived the high-court ruling. Bush also expanded the Florida Virtual School, a national model for online public education. Since leaving office, Bush has promoted his reform agenda in other states. He founded the Foundation for Excellence in Education and serves as co-chair of the Digital Learning Council to support information technology and will create the education monopoly.

New Product Launches that result in higher-than-projected earnings, more users and increased brand recognition.

Demand Creation is the key to shortening the sales cycle and lowering the cost of sales. Creating campaigns that generate leads, and managing the cost of selling your product to schools..

Sales and Channel Development Generate Money
Maximize all the possible ways to make money and find all the revenue channels using direct sales, telesales, reseller, independent agent, distribution, and specialty channels.'s influence index, maps the power of the one percent.






Hire Consultants to provide Strategy, Implementation, Results

  • Strategic planning & implementation
  • Direct sales force development
  • Sales channel management
  • Customized sales training seminars
  • Forecasting & budgeting
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Business development
  • New product launches
  • Product configuration
  • Price modeling
  • Demand creation
  • Direct marketing
  • Competitive analysis
  • Trade show planning and management
  • Federal and State funding analysis
  • Promotional incentive programs

Education Management industry is provides professional business people and strategies to education companies selling products to K12 Department of Education, K12 School Districts and Teachers, selling a wide range of products and services to the education market.

Education Loans is a business too. Remember your 401-k plan money , is absolutely protected from bankruptcy. But you are NEVER protected from student loans. From the moment you stop paying the loan amount only grows bigger and bigger. They have the right to collect their money from you for the rest of your life even from your social security check!

Education Experts × Business Acumen = Velocity and Scale

Education Management industry Clients include:

  • Larry Berger serves as Chief Executive Officer [Board of Directors] and Executive Director of Wireless Generation, Inc., Edweek Trustee He serves on the board of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and on the Board of Overseers for the Annenberg Institute on School Reform at Brown University. In November 2010, Wireless Generation said it had agreed to be acquired by News Corp. Rupert Murdock in a cash transaction exchanging 90% of the company for $360 million.
  • The George Washington University, K12 Inc. Launch Online High School to serve the world!
  • Peer Health Exchange
  • Ed Innovations list
  • Aspen Institute Entrepreneurial Leaders for Public Education Fellowship program has partnered with NewSchools Venture Fund .
  • NewSchools Venture Fund, focus is on investment strategy and management assistance to portfolio ventures like the Charter Accelerator Fund.
  • Joanne Weiss is chief of staff to Secretary Arne Duncan at the U.S. Department of Education. She helped start three education technology companies over the course of about 20 years. Then took these experiences to NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy firm working to transform public education for low-income children by funding entrepreneurial organizations.
  • There, I invested in education startup organizations and helped them grow sustainably and with high impact. When Arne Duncan became Secretary of Education, he hired me
  • All Money All the Time Aspen Leader Fund Human Capital Strategy
  • Academic Systems
  • AOL/Time Warner
  • Apex Learning
  • Apple
  • BigChalk/ProQuest
  • Britannica School
  • Classroom Connect/Harcourt
  • Connections Academy/Sylvan
  • Discovery Channel
  • Disney Interactive
  • Education Testing Services
  • FETC
  • Frey Scientific/School Specialty
  • Highsmith
  • Hooked on Phonics
  • K12, Inc.
  • Knowledge Adventure
  • LeapFrog SchoolHouse
  • Learning Company/Riverdeep
  • Macromedia/Adobe
  • Netschools/Plato
  • PBS TeacherLine
  • Texas Instruments
  • Tom Snyder/Scholastic
  • Privacy and Encryption companies gather and sell k12 student information. Check to see whether your school district has a policy about disclosing student information.
  • Filtering Software for Computers


The Education Marketplace IS owned by EPYLON a PRIVATE CORPORATION.
States have statutes regarding intergovernmental relations or joint powers agreements that address cooperative purchasing by public agencies or governmental units.


How do these products get into schools?

They are sold!

SIIA Business Forum Educational Technology

Harold Levy Managing Director, Palm Ventures, Berj Akian CEO, ClassLink, Inc.,
James Behnke Chief Learning Officer, PNA, Pearson Education
Michael Bijaoui Managing Director, East Wind Advisors
Wayne Brown Vice President of InformationTechnology, Excelsior College
Frank Catalano Principal, Intrinsic Strategy
George Cigale Founder & Chief Executive Officer,
Kevin Custer Founding Principal, Arc Capital Development
Gregory DuMont Executive Vice President of Corporate Development & Operations, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Clement Erbmann Managing Director, First Analysis Corp.

Director, Educational Partnerships
Job Description:
The Director, Educational Partnerships (DEP) is responsible for achieving quarterly and annual revenue targets in their assigned territory. The successful DEP has existing relationships with elementary school building principals and school building decision-makers in the assigned territory and will constantly work to create new supportive partnerships. The DEP will focus on selling Wireless Generation's reading intervention product, Burst™:Reading and other related products to assigned school districts and schools and works collaboratively with other Wireless Generation senior sales staff to achieve sales goals. He/she will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the elementary reading intervention market, elementary literacy products, and selling skills.

Responsibilities of Director, Educational Partnerships:

* Achieve quarterly and annual revenue targets by expanding existing business and developing new business.
* Deliver professional sales presentations to individual school leaders with the ability to persuade and close business.
* Build and nurture relationships with local schools, principals, Superintendents etc.
* Provide timely and accurate reporting of pipeline, account plans and territory management activities as required.
* Develop and maintain a full business pipeline of prospective clients and assume all territory management in an assigned geographic region.

Requirements of Director, Educational Partnerships:

* BA/BS or equivalent experience preferred.
* Minimum of 2 years of successful direct sales experience in elementary literacy and elementary math intervention solutions to the K12 market with experience selling directly to principals and schools.
* If no previous Sales experience, at least 5 years as an education administrator or Literacy Coach with strong ties to local schools.
* Experience selling to elementary level schools in the assigned region is preferred.
* Experience in public speaking with strong oral and written communication skills.
* Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimum supervision.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Must be able to travel within the coverage area and occasionally nationwide.

PENNSYLVANIA Department of Education Budget Information:

Pennsylvania Department of Education



2010 The U.S. Department of Education is also getting into the act with a $650 million fund to boost education innovation. University of Pennsylvania wants to create one of the nation's only business incubators dedicated to education entrepreneurs.

Benjamin Hanft
Division of Subsidy Data and Administration
Pennsylvania Department of Education
Bureau of Budget and Fiscal Management
333 Market Street | Harrisburg, PA 17126-0333
Phone: 717.787.5423 | Fax: 717.772.4106 |
TTY: 717.783.8445

The following amounts are appropriated to the Department of Education:
Federal -> State

For general government operations of the Department of Education.
State appropriation............. 24,862,000.oo

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for general government operations:

(1) "Adult Basic Education - Administration."
Federal appropriation....... 1,400,000.oo

(2) "Education of Exceptional Children - Administration."
Federal appropriation.......... 10,000,000.oo

(3) "Special Education - State Personnel Development."
Federal appropriation.......... 2,500,000.oo

(4) "ESEA - Title I - Administration."
Federal appropriation......... 8,000,000.oo

(5) "State Approving Agency (VA)."
Federal appropriation........... 1,400,000.oo

(6) "Food and Nutrition Service- Administration."
Federal appropriation.......... 6,554,000.oo

(7) "Migrant Education - Administration."
Federal appropriation...........600,000.oo

(8) "Vocational Education - Administration."
Federal appropriation...........3,910,000.oo

(9) "Title II - Improving Teacher Quality - Administration/State."
Federal appropriation........... 5,400,000.00

(10) "Byrd Scholarships."
Federal appropriation...........1,541,000.00

(11) "Homeless Assistance."
Federal appropriation...........3,426,000.oo

(12) "DFSC - Administration."
Federal appropriation...........850,000.oo

(13) "School Health Education Programs."
Federal appropriation...........600,000.oo

(14) "Learn and Serve America - School-based."
Federal appropriation...........882,000.00

(15) "Environmental Education Workshops."
Federal appropriation...........140,000.oo

(16) "Charter Schools Initiatives."
Federal appropriation...........4,100,000.oo

(17) "Educational Technology -Administration."
Federal appropriation...........800,000.oo

(18) "Advanced PlacementTesting."
Federal appropriation...........272,000.oo

(19) "Medical Assistance - Nurses Aide Training."
Federal appropriation...........300,000.oo

(20) "State and Community Highway Safety."
Federal appropriation...........1,200,000.oo

(21) NEIL BUSH "Reading First Initiative - Administration."
Federal appropriation.... 4,000,000.oo

Reading First program referred to Justice A federal investigator $1 billion-a-year Education Department reading program

Texas - Reading First Program owned by President Bush's brother Neil Bush is a Fraud Scam GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS: BUSH'S FAMILY PROFITS FROM 'NO CHILD' ACT READING FIRST AND VOYAGER EXPANDED LEARNING

9/2006 The Inspector General of the Department of Education says the Bush administration's $4.8 billion dollar a year Reading First program ignored the law and ethical standards to steer money how it wanted and the conflicts of interest .

Reading First from PSEA, Mark Wescott
Carla Claycomb, Ph.D., 1-800-944-7732.
Irith Harpster, Reading First Coordinator at the Pennsylvania Department of Education, or (717) 346-3185.

In Pennsylvania, it is managed through the Pennsylvania Department of Education in cooperation with the Berks Intermediate Unit.

(22) "Title IV - 21st Century Community Learning Centers - Administration."
Federal appropriation........... 4,000,000.00

(23) "National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)." Federal appropriation........... ONLY $200,000.00


National Assessments of Educational Progress (NAEP) figures show that the minority differential in reading achievement is a persistent problem that has not changed in the least since 1979 (NAEP1998)
Department of Education recent findings indicate that U.S. schools show little “significant difference” in the performance of kids in the early grades since 1992 and literally no differences in the math and reading scores of 17-year-olds over the past 34 years.

(24) "Migrant Education Coordination Program."
Federal appropriation...........100,000

(25) "College Access Challenge Grant Program."
Federal appropriation........... 2,105,000.00

(26) "Jacob Javits Gifted and Talented Students."
Federal appropriation...........394,000.oo



(27) "School Improvement Grants."
Federal appropriation...........60,000,000.oo

(28) "Foreign Language Assistance."
Federal appropriation........... 400,000.00

Richard Riley Former Secretary of Education
"54% of all teachers have limited English proficient (LEP) students in their classrooms, yet only one-fifth of teachers feel very prepared to serve them.

  • 2006 More than 8 million U.S. students in grades 4-12 struggle to read, write, and comprehend adequately.
  • 2004 Three out of ten eighth graders read at or above grade level, National Assessment of Educational Progress.
  • 2003, only three-fourths of high school students graduated in four years, the National Center for Education Statistics reports;
  • 2002 just over half of African American and Hispanic students graduated at all. Source


Technology improvement.
State appropriation.............3,465,000.oo

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for information and technology improvement:

(1) "Statewide Data System."
Federal appropriation...........2,618,000.oo

(2) "ARRA - Statewide Longitudinal Data System."
Federal appropriation........... 20,000,000.

For teacher certification.
State appropriation............. 2,400,000.oo

For PA assessment.
State appropriation............. 37,620,000.

Pennsylvania System of School Assessment - Test Samplers (PSSA)

Amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for PA assessment:
(1) "Title VI - Part A State Assessment."
Federal appropriation...........15,000,000.oo

(2) "Grants for Enhanced Assessment Instruments."
Federal appropriation........... 1,000,000.00

For the State Library, providing reference services and administering aid to public libraries.
State appropriation.............2,372,000.oo

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for the State Library:

(1) "LSTA - Library Development."
Federal appropriation........... 7,210,000.oo

(2) "Save America's Treasures."
Federal appropriation........... 150,000.oo

For programs of education and training at youth development centers and the monitoring of programs of education and training provided to incarcerated juveniles. READ OR GO TO JAIL

State appropriation.............11,039,000


For payment of basic education funding to school districts.
State appropriation............. 5,226,142,000

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for Basic Education


(1) "ARRA - Fiscal Stabilization - Basic Education."
Federal appropriation........... 654,747,000.00

Payments to each school district shall be from both the Federal appropriation for "ARRA - Fiscal Stabilization - Basic Education" and the State appropriation for payment of basic education funding to school districts in proportion to each appropriation's share of the total allocation for basic education funding.

State appropriation.............
For basic education formula enhancements 2,000,000.oo
For dual enrollment grants to school districts 8,000,000.oo
For school improvement grants 11,326,000.oo
For PA Accountability Grants 271,425,000.oo

For the Pre-K Counts Program 85,937,000.oo
For Head Start Supplemental Assistance 38,696,000.oo
For the Educational Assistance Program 55,342,000.oo
For the Science: It's Elementary Program 13,489,000.oo
For teacher professional development 22,750,000.oo

For adult and family literacy programs, summer reading programs and the adult high school diplomas program.
State appropriation.............17,510,000.00.00

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for adult and family literacy programs:

(1) "Adult Basic Education - Local."
Federal appropriation........... 19,000,000.00.

For career and technical education.
State appropriation.............62,000,000.00

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for career and technical education:


(1) "Vocational Education - Local."
Federal appropriation...........53,000,000 .00

For payments on account of annual rental or sinking fund charges on school buildings, including charter schools.
State appropriation.............318,500,000.00

For payments on account of pupil transportation.
State appropriation.............542,355,000.00

For payments on account of nonpublic and charter school pupil transportation.
State appropriation.............78,205,000.00

For payments on account of special education of exceptional children.
State appropriation.............

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for special education:

(1) "Individuals with Disabilities Education - Local."
Federal appropriation...........425,823,000.00

(2) "ARRA - Individuals with Disabilities Education - Local."
Federal appropriation...........172,883,000.00

For payments for early intervention services.
State appropriation.............186,142,000.00

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for payments for early intervention services:
(1) "Individuals with Disabilities Education."
Federal appropriation........... 16,000,000.00

(2) "ARRA - Individuals with Disabilities Education."
Federal appropriation...........7,545,000.00

For payment for tuition to school districts providing education to nonresident orphaned children placed in private homes by the court and nonresident inmates of children's institutions.
State appropriation............. 58,484,000.00

For payments of annual fixed charges to school districts in lieu of taxes for land acquired by the Commonwealth for water conservation or flood prevention.
State appropriation.............188,000.00

For payment for maintenance of summer schools for school-age children of migrant laborers, including child-care services.
State appropriation.............1,131,000.00

For payments to Pennsylvania Charter Schools for the Deaf and Blind.
State appropriation.............39,401,000.00

For special education - approved private schools.
State appropriation.............98,098,000.oo

For payment of the Commonwealth's share of the approved operating costs and lease payments of intermediate units.
State appropriation............. 5,498,000.


For grants to school districts to assist in meeting Federal matching requirements for grants received under the Federal Child Nutrition Act and to aid in providing a food program for needy children.
State appropriation............. 31,765,000.00

The following Federal amounts are appropriated to supplement the sum appropriated for school food services:

(1) "Food and Nutrition - Local."
Federal appropriation........... 495,184,000.00

(2) "ARRA - Food and Nutrition -Local."
Federal appropriation...........250,000.00

For Prescription for Pennsylvania - School Food Services.
State appropriation.............3,373,000.00

For payment of the Commonwealth's share of Federal Social Security taxes for public school employees.
State appropriation.............546,155,000.00

For payment of required contribution for public school employees' retirement.
State appropriation............. 399,724,000.00

For high school reform.
State appropriation............ 3,663,000.00

The following Federal amounts are appropriated for basic education:
(1) "ESEA - Title I - Local."
Federal appropriation........... 625,000,000
(2) "ARRA - ESEA - Title I -Local."
Federal appropriation...........96,001,000
(3) "DFSC - School Districts." Drug–Free Schools and Communities (DFSC)
Federal appropriation...........10,076,000.00
(4) "Title II - Improving Teacher Quality - Local."
Federal appropriation...........152,000,000.00
(5) "Educational Technology - Local."
Federal appropriation...........9,000,000.00

(6) NEIL BUSH "Reading First Initiative -Local."
Federal appropriation...........4,291,000

Reading First was a cornerstone of NCLB. The Inspector General Department's Report, a scorching internal review of the Bush administration's billion-dollar-a-year reading program says the Education Department ignored the law and ethical standards to steer money how it wanted. The government audit is unsparing in its view that the Reading First program has been beset by conflicts of interest and willful mismanagement. It suggests the department broke the law by trying to dictate which curriculum schools must use. It also depicts a program in which review panels were stacked with people who shared the director's views, and in which only favored publishers of reading curricula could get money. About 1,500 school districts have received $4.8 billion in Reading First grants. The audit found the Department of Education

(7) "Title IV - 21st Century Community Learning Centers - Local."
Federal appropriation........... 50,000,000
(8) "Title III - Language Instruction for LEP and Immigrant Students."
Federal appropriation........... 16,532,000
(9) "Title VI - Rural and Low Income Schools - Local."
Federal appropriation........... 1,300,000

ARRA The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Funds awarded to PA $9,192,122,895
Funds received $4,141,518,811

2007 Top 5 Contracting Agencies Purchasing from Contractor(s)

List of Contractor Parent Companies for FY 2007

EDUCATION, Department of $1,446,638,158

(10) "ARRA - School Improvement Programs - Education Technology."
Federal appropriation...........15,303,000
(11) "ARRA - ESEA - Title I - School Improvement."
Federal appropriation...........80,800,000
(12) "ARRA - Education for Homeless Children and Youths."
Federal appropriation........... 375,000

(13) "ARRA - Innovation Fund."
Federal appropriation...........43,000,000

(14) ARRA - Race to the Top.
Federal appropriation...........335,000,000

(15) ARRA - Teacher Incentive Fund.
Federal appropriation...........15,000,000
(16) ARRA - Teacher Quality Enhancements.
Federal appropriation...........10,000,000
(17) ARRA - Pennsylvania Education Network.
Federal appropriation...........99,580,000
(18) ARRA - Pennsylvania Public Computer Centers.
Federal appropriation...........10,000,000
(19) "ARRA - Pennsylvania Sustainable Broadband."
Federal appropriation..........30,000,000

(20) "Evaluation of State and Local Programs."
Federal appropriation...........1,200,000
Who Cares about this, obviously they don't spend the money to evaluate anything they do.

(21) "Title I - Childhood Grants."
Federal appropriation...........18,000,000

For services to nonpublic schools.
State appropriation............. 91,933,000

For textbooks, instructional material and instructional equipment for nonpublic schools.
State appropriation.............28,115,000

For a subsidy to public libraries.
State appropriation.............58,800,000 BAVO!

To provide aid to the Free Library of Philadelphia and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh to meet the costs incurred in serving as regional libraries in the distribution of braille reading materials, talking book machines and other reading materials to persons who are blind or otherwise disabled.
State appropriation............. 2,897,000

For library access.
State appropriation.............2,970,000

For reimbursements to school districts for their charter school payments.
State appropriation............. 226,936,000

For payment of approved operating expenses of community colleges.


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