Businesses Angle for Share of School Stimulus Aid
Sales pitches are flying fast and furious as officials eye speedy purchases.
The $100 billion in federal economic-stimulus aid that could swell state and local school coffers also has the potential to pump billions of dollars into businesses that serve the education sector—from pencil-makers and textbook publishers to technology providers and management consultants.
The recession that has forced school districts across the country to tighten their budgets has also hurt the K-12 education business sector, and the prospect of sharing in the stimulus package has companies unleashing their sales pitches.
Consider this public relations message sent to the media from Envictus Corp., a Chantilly, Va.-based company that promotes a Web-based solution for producing...
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- Focus EduVation, US
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