Obama, Duncan see stimulus as opportunity for change:

02/17/2009 | USA Today

The federal economic-stimulus package signed into law Tuesday, totaling $787 billion, will double the country's education budget over the next two years. President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan say they want to use those funds to boost achievement and shake up the status quo. "It's also an opportunity to redefine the federal role in education, something we're thinking a whole lot about," Duncan said. "How can we move from being [about] compliance with bureaucracy to really the engine of innovation and change?"

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