U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement today in response to news that California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has called for a special legislative session to address education reform:
SAN FRANCISCO -- Three days after California voters rejected ballot measures to restore state funding for public schools, U.S.
Nearly $4 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for California to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that nearly $4 billion is now available for California 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.