Paul Tough

Writer & Speaker

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

$210 Million

The federal education department issued a press release yesterday explaining President Obama’s 2011 budget request. Here’s the budget proposal for the Promise Neighborhoods program, which received $10 million in the 2010 budget:

$210 million for Promise Neighborhoods, a new competitive grant program modeled on the Harlem Children’s Zone that combines comprehensive social services with school improvements in order to transform whole neighborhoods.

2 comments on “$210 Million

  1. There weren’t a lot of details on Promise Neighborhoods in the president’s budget release, but you can read a lot between the lines. See “Promise Neighborhoods Tea Leaves” at:

  2. Paul Tough says:

    That’s a great report. Thanks for leaving the link.

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