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May 11, 2012

Louisiana to Receive Over $10 Million to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Louisiana will receive $10.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

May 1, 2012

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on "School Turnarounds: Evidence from the 2009 Stimulus," a Paper by Thomas Dee, Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Virginia

“A new and important study of school turnarounds by University of Virginia economist Thomas Dee provides the first rigorous evidence that the Department’s revamped School Improvement Grant (SIG) program is having a substantial impact on student achievement in struggling schools in California in just the first year of the program.

April 30, 2012

Five States Receive Funding to Turn Around Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that five states will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

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.

April 8, 2013

Oregon to Receive $5.4 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Oregon will receive $5.4 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Oregon is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

April 8, 2013

North Carolina to Receive $14.3 Million to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that North Carolina will receive $14.3 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. North Carolina is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

April 8, 2013

New Jersey to Receive $10.4 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that New Jersey will receive $10.4 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) progra. New Jersey is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

April 11, 2013

Montana to Receive $1.5 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Montana will receive $1.5 million to continue efforts to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Montana is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

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.

April 8, 2013

Massachusetts to Receive $7.2 million to Turn Around its Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Massachusetts will receive $7.2 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grant (SIG) program. Massachusetts is one of 13 states that will receive SIG funding.

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