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April 8, 2013

Washington to Receive $7.8 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Washington will receive $7.8 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) progra. Washington is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

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."

June 30, 2010

Washington to Receive More Than $270 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $270,582,460 is now available for Washington under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Washington has received $1,749,846,927 through the ARRA. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 7,800 education jobs from Jan.

March 26, 2010

Washington to Receive More Than $50 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Washington will receive more than $50 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

February 17, 2011

Washington to Receive $7.59 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Washington will receive $7.59 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 School Improvement Grant program in fiscal year 2010.

May 27, 2009

$672 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Washington to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $672 million is now available for Washington 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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