The Obama administration is ready to hand out more stimulus dollars for schools, but this time, strings are attached.


Education Secretary Arne Duncan said another $11.5 billion is available to states, which have already received more than $67 billion. The money is the remainder of the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund, and states can apply for their share beginning now.


Duncan said the administration wanted to distribute most of the money quickly to bolster state budgets that have been ravaged by the recession. But he's making it tougher to get the rest of the dollars, because the administration wants states to adopt President...

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