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October 31, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Awards Nearly $270,000 to Chardon, Ohio School District to Further Restore Safe School Environment

The U.S. Department of Education today announced it is awarding an additional $269,530 to Chardon Local School District in Chardon, Ohio, to help with ongoing recovery efforts following the 2012 shooting death of several students and injuries to others.

April 30, 2012

Ohio to Receive $21 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Ohio will receive $21 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

September 9, 2010

Florida, Hawaii, Missouri, Ohio, Puerto Rico, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Florida will receive $554.8 million, Hawaii will receive $39 million, Missouri will receive $189.7 million, Ohio will receive $361 million, Puerto Rico will receive $129 million, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands will receive $8 million to support education jobs.

June 10, 2010

Remarks of Dr. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary, 40th Commencement of Rhodes State College

Thank you Dr. McCurdy, Board of Trustees, Honorary Society members, faculty, staff, and distinguished alumni.

To members of the class of 2010, your families, and friends, congratulations on this important day in your lives, the lives of your nation, and the life of this institution.

May 27, 2010

Prepared for Success: Remarks by Secretary Arne Duncan at the Clark Montessori Junior High and High School Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2010—all of your hard work has paid off. Thank you not just for your commitment to earning your diploma but for committing to go to college.

I want to especially thank Principal Rupa Townsend, who is doing a great job, and all of the teachers and parents and friends who helped these graduates every step of the way.

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May 8, 2010

Celebrating Success

It is a pleasure to be here today to do something which I think we do too little of in the field of education—and that is to celebrate success.

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March 26, 2010

Ohio to Receive More Than $132 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Ohio will receive more than $132 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.

March 17, 2011

Ohio To Receive $19.5 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Ohio will receive $19.5 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 SIG program in fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion for the SIG program.

March 8, 2010

Ohio to Receive More Than $483 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $483,024,288 is now available for Ohio under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Ohio has received $2,986,873,388 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 11,800 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

June 10, 2009

More Than $1 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for Ohio to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $1 billion is now available for Ohio 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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