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Inside Education's spending priorities

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Founded

Mission

2012 budget

2012 IT budget

2013 President’s request

2013 IT budget

People you should know

Major education initiatives

Major spending categories (2008-2011)

Top contractors (2008-2011)

Top 8(a) contractors (2008-2011)

Top opportunities

Top GSA schedules (2008-2011)




Founded

 1980 


Mission

To promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness. The department also is responsible for assuring equal access to education, supplement efforts by state and local governments, support research and development and improve management of federal education activities.


2012 budget

$45.3 billion


2012 IT budget

$547 million


2013 President's request

$47.1 billion


2013 IT budget

$578 million


People you should know

Arne Duncan, secretary; Danny Harris, CIO; Craig Luigart, deputy CIO; Kristi Wilson, director, office for small and disadvantaged business utilization

Major education initiatives

American Jobs Act
Early Learning
Education Dashboard
Elementary and Secondary Education Act Reauthorization
ED Data Express
Open government
Rural education
Military families and veterans

Major spending categories (2008- 2011)

Professional services: $4.2 billion
IT: $2.1 billion
Research and development: $186.6 million
Other products and materials: $84.6 million
Architecture and engineering: $21 million

Top contractors (2008-2011)

Affiliated Computer Services Inc.: $936.5 million
Accenture: $460.8 million
Dell: $384.6 million
Vangent: $378 million
Westat: $358.4 million
American Institutes for Research: $180.4 million
Pioneer Credit: $155.2 million
Mathematica: $146.4 million
RTI International: $132.8 million
SLM Holding Corp.: $119 million

Top 8(a) contractors (2008-2011)

Synergy Enterprises: $51.7 million
2020 Co.: $43.7 million
ActioNet: $15.9 million
Digital Management: $10.4 million
Endeavor Systems: $7.1 million
IT Professionals Inc:. $6.9 million
Global Tech: $6.9 million
Kauffman & Associates: $6.5 million
Metro Mail Services: $6.4 million
Manhattan Strategy Group: $5.9 million

Top opportunities

Common Services for Borrowers
Value: $2.3 billion
RFP: June 2013

Title IV Student Aid Services
Value: $1 billion
RFP: May

National Assessment of Educational Progress
Value: $342.3 million
RFP: March

Virtual Data Center Services
Value: $206 million
RFP: March

What Works Clearinghouse
Value: $50 million
RFP: April

Top GSA schedules (2008-2011)

Financial and business solutions: $1.4 billion
IT: $271.1 million
MOBIS: $113 million
Advertising and integrated marketing: $29.7 million
Office, imaging and document solutions: $19.3 million



Source: Deltek and Education Department

Reader Comments

Mon, Jun 4, 2012

You need better researchers, Craig Luigart is with VA now, he left Education is 2003.. Pretty shoddy QA, guys. A quick check on LinkedIN could have verified this, or a look at their websites.

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