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March 30, 2012

North Dakota to Receive $1.2 Million in New Funding to Turn Around More of Its Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Dakota will receive $1.2 million to turn around more of its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the U.S. Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

October 12, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy to Visit New Salem-Almont High School in North Dakota to Discuss Rural Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy will visit New Salem-Almont High School in New Salem, N.D., on Tuesday, Oct. 12. Following the classroom visits, Duncan and Pomeroy will hold a North Dakota Education Roundtable discussion and media availability. They will discuss the challenges and opportunities for rural schools.

September 14, 2010

Eight States to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that eight states will receive millions of dollars to support education jobs.

"There is a huge sense of urgency to get these funds out the door," said Duncan. "These education dollars will help these states keep thousands of teachers in the classroom working with our students this school year."

July 19, 2011

North Dakota to Receive $1.31 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Dakota will receive $1.31 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG). The funds are part of $546 million available to states and D.C. under the program. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion in SIG support.

July 2, 2010

North Dakota to Receive $9 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Dakota will receive $9 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.

May 28, 2010

North Dakota to Receive More Than $28 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $28,262,631 is now available for North Dakota under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, North Dakota has received $195,087,140 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 1,600 education jobs from Oct.

June 22, 2009

More Than $70 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for North Dakota to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $70 million is now available for North Dakota 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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