U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Maryland will receive $6.76 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.
More Than $589 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Maryland to Save Teaching Jobs And Drive Education Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $589 million is now available for Maryland 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.