March 25, 2011U.S. Departments of Education and Justice Reach Settlement With Arizona Department Of Education To Ensure That Potential ELL Students Are Properly Identified
January 10, 2011
Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the tragic shootings in Tucson this past weekend.
September 13, 2010Arizona, Guam, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Utah to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Arizona will receive $211.8 million, Guam will receive $20 million, New Hampshire will receive $40.9 million, North Carolina will receive $298 million, Pennsylvania will receive $387.8 million, and Utah will receive $101 million to support education jobs.
April 8, 2010
April 7, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Arizona will receive nearly $70 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.
July 28, 2009U.S. Education Department Awards $82 Million in Charter School Grants to Five States to Increase Public School Options
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Innovation and Improvement (OII) today announced the award of five charter school grants, totaling $82 million, to state education agencies in Arizona, Louisiana, New Mexico, Tennessee and Wisconsin to increase public school options in those states.
June 10, 2009More Than $681 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Arizona to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $681 million is now available for Arizona under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. This funding will lay the foundation for a generation of education reform and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.