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June 30, 2011

Department Officials Meet with Georgia Representatives to Learn About Progress Made in Implementing Race to the Top Plan

A team of leaders from the U.S. Department of Education’s Implementation and Support Unit (ISU) travelled today to Atlanta to meet with representatives from the Georgia’s Race to the Top team for an on-site program review.

TEACH at Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA

TEACH at Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA
August 31, 2010

New York, Georgia, and American Samoa Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $607.6 million, Georgia will receive $322.3 million, and American Samoa will receive $8,324,352 to support education jobs.

April 6, 2010

Georgia to Receive More Than $122 Million to Turn Around its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Georgia will receive more than $122 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 23, 2010

Georgia to Receive More Than $416 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $416,063,701 is now available for Georgia under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Georgia has received $2,544,529,775 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 14,300 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

May 11, 2009

More Than $1 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for Georgia to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $1 billion is now available for Georgia 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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