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April 12, 2010

More Than $47 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for The U.S. Virgin Islands to Save Jobs and Drive Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $47,546,406 is now available for the U.S. Virgin Islands 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 local budget cuts. The U.S.

April 12, 2010

Missouri to Receive $54 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Missouri will receive $54 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.

April 12, 2010

Alaska to Receive $10.7 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Alaska will receive $10.7 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.

April 12, 2010

Colorado to Receive Nearly $40 million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Colorado will receive nearly $40 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.