ARRA Stimulus Funding

Welcome to the Mississippi Department of Education’s Web page dedicated to information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, also commonly referred to as the ARRA or the stimulus package. ARRA – a federal bill that was signed into law on February 17, 2009 – provides new, one-time funding through three main streams: the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, Title I Programs and Programs under the Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1965.

The information on this site is designed to help education officials, school leaders, and others who may have questions about ARRA, and how leaders plan to utilize those funds in Mississippi. This site will be updated as the Mississippi Department of Education receives more information.

IMPORTANT UPDATES

Final Close-Out Schedule Set for Recipient Reporting

2/3/2014

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), Section 1512, mandated that recipients of ARRA contract, grant, and loan awards report quarterly on the status of those awards. However, the January 17th enactment of the Federal Government’s Fiscal Year ’14 Omnibus Spending Bill repealed Section 1512 reporting as of February 1, 2014, making Quarter 4, 2013 the last time recipients will report on the status of their awards.  Click here for more information.
 

Title I, Part A ARRA Waivers

Updated April 2011

Memo to LEAs on Title I, Part A ARRA Procedures 09/08/10 
 
Title I, Part A ARRA Waiver Request/Assurances Form 
 
Title I, Part A ARRA Waiver Amendment Request Form 

Letter to USDE from MDE Regarding SFSF as State or Local Funds for Purposes of Meeting Title I, Part A Maintenance of Effort Requirements 09/14/10 

Response from USDE Regarding SFSF as State or Local Funds for Purposes of Meeting Title I, Part A Maintenance of Effort Requirements 09/30/10

Memorandum regarding the use State Fiscal Stabilization Funds (SFSF) to meet the Title I, Part A Maintenance of Effort Requirement 04/11/11 

November 2009

- Public Notices to Apply to the United States Department of Education for Title I, Part A Waivers with Respect to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) Funds
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