U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $14,564,094 is now available for American Samoa under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, American Samoa has received $53,511,721 through the ARRA.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $3.5 Million in Charter School Leadership Grants to Support Projects of National Significance in the Charter School Sector
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of 5 Charter Schools Program 2010 National Leadership Activities grants, totaling $3.5 million to non-profit organizations for projects of national significance to improve charter school quality across the country.
U.S. Department of Education Awards More Than $4 Million to State Education Agencies to Prevent Youth Substance Abuse and Violence
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded more than $4 million to 28 states in support of a new grant initiative, Building State Capacity for Preventing Youth Substance Use and Violence.
Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the 37th Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement on the 37th Anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, which was signed into law on Sept. 26, 1973:
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Hawaii will receive $11 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that 21 nonprofit organizations and institutions of higher education will receive Promise Neighborhoods planning grants. With the one-year grants, the recipients will create plans to provide cradle-to-career services that improve the educational achievement and healthy development of children.
The Greening of the Department of Education: Secretary Duncan's Remarks at the Sustainability Summit
Thank you for your leadership on this vital issue and for being part of our summit on sustainability. This event is a big deal for our team at the Department of Education.
All 49 winning Investing in Innovation (i3) proposals have secured the required 20 percent private-sector match and will receive their awards by Sept. 30.
Citizenship and Pathways for a Green Economy: Remarks by Under Secretary Martha Kanter at the Sustainability Education Summit
In last year's address at the U.N. Summit on Climate Change, President Obama left no doubt: it is imperative that we act now to create a sustainable future.