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April 29, 2010

12 Major Foundations Commit $500 Million to Education Innovation in Concert with U.S. Education Department's $650 Million "Investing In Innovation" Fund

To dramatically improve student learning outcomes, 12 national foundations have committed $500 million in 2010 funds to leverage the U.S.

April 21, 2010

Kentucky to Receive More Than $175 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $175,823,202 is now available for Kentucky under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Kentucky has received $1,140,763,686 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 7,300 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

April 21, 2010

Alabama to Receive More Than $58 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Alabama will receive more than $58 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.

April 21, 2010

Colorado to Receive More Than $205 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $205,219,871 is now available for Colorado under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Colorado has received $1,209,771,866 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,900 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

April 20, 2010

Oklahoma to Receive $39 Million to Turn Around its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Oklahoma will receive $39 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.

April 15, 2010

U.S. Department of Education Videos Highlight Successful School Turnarounds

The U.S. Department of Education has produced a new series of videos that illustrate how several school districts have successfully turned around low-performing schools using the four models endorsed by the Department's $4 billion Title I School Improvement Grant program.

April 15, 2010

South Dakota to Receive $11.3 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that South Dakota will receive $11.3 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.

April 15, 2010

South Carolina to Receive $50.8 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that South Carolina will receive $50.8 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.

April 15, 2010

Nevada to Receive $23.4 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Nevada will receive $23.4 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.

April 15, 2010

Connecticut to Receive $25.7 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Connecticut will receive $25.7 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.

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