Office of the Superintendent


USED Approves Montana Application for Education Stabilization Funding

Wednesday, June 2, 2010, 10:17 am

The US Department of Education (USED) has approved Montana's application for State Fiscal Stabilization Funds, Phase 2.  This approval was needed prior to the release of $40.14 million in Education Stabilization Funds to Montana.  The funds will be used to support K-12 BASE Aid and postsecondary programs in the Montana University System in 2010-2011.  The press release from the USED announcing the release of funding to Montana is posted at http://www2.ed.gov/news/pressreleases/2010/05/05282010b.html.  The Assurance Indicators and Descriptors that Montana needed to address as part of the application are posted at http://opi.mt.gov/PDF/Supt/Fed_Stimulus/Assurance_Indicators_Descriptors.pdf

For more information, contact Madalyn Quinlan, 406-444-3168