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March 26, 2010

New Jersey to Receive More Than $66 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New Jersey will receive more than $66 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

March 25, 2011

Utah To Receive $2.63 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Utah will receive $2.63 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 25, 2011

Wisconsin To Receive $6.75 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Wisconsin will receive $6.75 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 25, 2011

New Mexico To Receive $4.17 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New Mexico will receive $4.17 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 25, 2011

Massachusetts To Receive $8.02 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Massachusetts will receive $8.02 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 25, 2011

Iowa To Receive $2.9 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Iowa will receive $2.9 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 25, 2010

Delaware to Receive More Than $36 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $36,405,622 is now available for Delaware under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Delaware has received $225,742,175 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 700 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

March 25, 2010

Tennessee to Receive More Than $255 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $255,794,562 is now available for Tennessee under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Tennessee has received $1,569,579,787 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,700 education jobs from Oct.

March 25, 2010

Nearly $83 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Guam to Save Jobs and Drive Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $82,988,018 is now available for Guam 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 teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts. Guam will be eligible to apply for another $25 million this fall.

March 24, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan Issues Statement on The Nation's Report Card in Reading for 4th, 8th Graders

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2009, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at Grades 4 and 8:

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