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Five States Receive Funding to Turn Around Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools


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(202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov


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.
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.

Find out more—see the press release for each state: