Comic Book Project – Grades 5-8

Click Here to Download the Activity Comic Book ProjectGrades 5-8Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Art Objective:Students will write a fictional story creating a conflict and resolution, applying sequential writing, using action verbs, descriptive language, and onomatopoeia, in a comic book format with original artwork and/or technology. Directions:Before the project begins, have students bring in comic [...]

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Duncan Announces ARRA Details

Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced that $44 billion in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will be available to states in the next 30-45 days. The Department will release half the Title I, Part A aid ($5 billion) and half the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Parts B and C aid [...]

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A Breakdown of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

The $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that President Barack Obama signed last week contains more than $100 billion in direct education funding for the next two fiscal years and $39 billion in bonding authority and tax credits, including: $13 billion for Title I, Part A grants to states ($10 billion) and school improvement [...]