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December 18, 2012

Education Department Announces Resolution of Civil Rights Investigation of Christina School District in Wilmington, Del.

The U.S. Department of Education announced today the successful resolution of a compliance review at the Christina School District in Wilmington, Del., the largest school system in the state.

April 8, 2013

Delaware to Receive $1.4 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Delaware will receive $1.4 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Delaware is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

March 30, 2012

Delaware to Receive $1.5 Million in New Funding to Turn Around More of Its Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Delaware will receive $1.5 million to turn around more of its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the U.S. Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

September 13, 2010

Ten States to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that ten states will receive millions of dollars to support education jobs.

"There is a huge sense of urgency to get these funds out the door," said Duncan. "These education dollars will help these states keep thousands of teachers in the classroom working with our students this school year."

June 24, 2010

Delaware to Receive $10.5 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Delaware will receive $10.5 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.

March 29, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's statement on Race to the Top Phase 1 Winners

Thank you for joining me today for this historic announcement.

Today, I'm proud to announce that Delaware and Tennessee have won grants in the first phase of Race to the Top.

March 29, 2010

Delaware and Tennessee Win First Race to The Top Grants

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that Delaware and Tennessee have won grants in the first phase of the Race to the Top competition.

March 25, 2010

Delaware to Receive More Than $36 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $36,405,622 is now available for Delaware under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Delaware has received $225,742,175 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 700 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

February 17, 2011

Delaware to Receive $1.54 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Delaware will receive $1.54 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the School Improvement Grant program in fiscal year 2010.

July 27, 2009

More Than $74 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Delaware to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $74 million is now available for Delaware 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.

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