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September 12, 2012

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Senior Department Officials to Visit Reno, Nev., to Discuss College Access, Affordability and Issues Impacting Hispanic Americans and Adults

As part of the U.S. Department of Education’s third annual back-to-school bus tour, on Wednesday, Sept. 12, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a town hall with 700 stakeholders at the University of Nevada, Reno, where the discussion will focus on education issues impacting Hispanic Americans, college access and affordability, and the connection between education and jobs.

September 11, 2012

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas and Highlight Role of Adult Education Programs in Strengthening the Economy

The U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier travels to Las Vegas on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to tour the College of Southern Nevada and hold a roundtable discussion about adult education and career pathways with students and faculty on campus.

September 11, 2012

Assistant Secretary Brenda Dann-Messier to Visit Adult Education Program in Carson City, Nev., to Highlight Reforms that Improve Job Training Opportunities and Strengthen the Economy

The U.S. Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier travels to Carson City, Nev., on Tuesday, Sept. 11 to visit Western Nevada College and hold a roundtable discussion about career pathways and adult literacy with students and families on campus. This visit to Carson City is part of a three-day bus tour stop in Nevada for Dann-Messier.

September 10, 2012

Assistant Secretary Dann-Messier to Visit Las Vegas and Highlight Role of Adult, Career and Technical Education Programs in Strengthening the Economy

The U.S. Department of Education's Assistant Secretary for Vocational and Adult Education Brenda Dann-Messier travels to Las Vegas on Monday to visit local adult, career and technical education programs and to hold roundtable discussions on disconnected youth, adult education and career pathways.

April 8, 2013

Nevada to Receive $3.8 Million to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Nevada will receive $3.8 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Nevada is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

September 4, 2012

Department of Education Senior Officials to Visit Elko, Nev., 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, on Thursday, Sept.

September 4, 2012

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Senior Department Officials to Visit Reno, Nev., 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, on Wednesday, Sept. 12, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will host a town hall with 700 stakeholders at the University of Nevada, Reno, where the discussion will focus on education issues impacting Hispanic Americans, college access and affordability, and the connection between education and jobs.

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.

May 11, 2010

Nevada to Receive More Than $107 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $107,053,560 is now available for Nevada under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Nevada has received $600,942,430 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 2,000 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

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