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August 13, 2013

U.S. Department Of Education to Visit Schools in New York And New Jersey on the Next Leg of 'Education Built To Last' Facilities Best Practices Tour

Senior officials from the U.S. Department of Education and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will visit four ED-Green Ribbon Schools in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, Aug. 13 to see and discuss ways that school facilities can enhance the conditions of learning.

March 15, 2012

Second International Summit Spotlights Examples for Improving School Leader and Teacher Preparation and Development

Education leaders from 23 high-performing and rapidly-improving countries and regions worldwide convened in New York City yesterday and today, at the second International Summit on the Teaching Profession, to share common challenges and best practices for training and supporting teachers and school leaders.

July 21, 2011

U.S. Department of Education Awards $49 Million in Charter School Grants to Florida and New York to Increase Public School Options

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of two charter school grants, totaling $49 million, to increase public school options in Florida and New York.

July 8, 2011

Department Officials Meet with New York 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) met with representatives from New York’s Race to the Top team in Albany today for an on-site program review.

May 16, 2011

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan On New York Education Reforms and the Selection of John King as State Chief

Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on New York's education reforms and the appointment of John King as state education commissioner.

April 30, 2012

New York to Receive $41.3 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $41.3 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

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