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September 18, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit the National Teacher Hall of Fame and Emporia State University to Highlight the Importance of the Teaching Profession

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel will visit Emporia, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for a tour of the National Teacher Hall of Fame and a discussion with students, prospective teachers, and community members at Emporia State University.

September 18, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Highlighting Education as the Civil Rights Issue of Our Time

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Michael Yudin, acting assistant secretary for special education and rehabilitative services, will visit the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18 to honor the legacy of hope and courage represented by the U.S.

May 30, 2012

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Rural Outreach to Visit CAPS Program of Blue Valley School District in Overland Park and Address Rural States Network's Annual Meeting in Kansas City, Mo.

John White, the U.S. Department of Education's deputy assistant secretary for rural outreach, will visit the Blue Valley School District's Center for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS) on Wednesday at Noon CT in Overland Park, Kan., and address the Rural States Network annual meeting on Thursday at 8:45 a.m. CT in Kansas City, Mo.

April 8, 2013

Kansas to Receive $4 Million to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Kansas will receive $4 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Kansas is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

September 6, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Topeka, Kan., as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-To-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education's third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will visit the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in Topeka, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18, to honor the legacy of hope and courage represented by the U.S. Supreme Court case that ended legal segregation in the nation's public schools.

September 6, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to Visit Emporia, Kan., as Part of 2012 Cross-Country Back-to-School Bus Tour Promoting Education

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, joined by National Education Association President Dennis Van Roekel, will visit Emporia, Kan., on Tuesday, Sept. 18 for a tour of the National Teacher Hall of Fame and a discussion with students, prospective teachers and community members at Emporia State University.

August 30, 2010

Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, and South Dakota Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Illinois will receive $415.4 million, Kansas will receive $92.5 million, Nevada will receive $83.1 million, and South Dakota will receive $26.3 million to support education jobs.

June 15, 2010

Kansas to Receive Nearly $27 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Kansas will receive $26,761,950 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.

May 5, 2011

Kansas to Receive $4.2 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Kansas will receive $4.2 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.

April 7, 2010

Kansas to Receive More Than $121 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $121,249,535 is now available for Kansas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Kansas has received $710,606,848 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,800 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

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