At the first Education Stakeholders Forum, held June 18, 2009, at the Department’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., ED staff discussed a number of topics and issues, including:
- Issues related to the implementation of the education portions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)
- The reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
- The Department’s fiscal year 2010 budget request
- Current higher education issues.