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April 12, 2010

Missouri to Receive $54 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Missouri will receive $54 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.

April 7, 2010

Missouri to Receive More Than $248 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $248,546,871 is now available for Missouri under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Missouri has received $1,486,669,246 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 11,400 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

July 27, 2009

More Than $505 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Missouri to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $505 million is now available for Missouri 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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