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February 17, 2011

West Virginia to Receive $3.32 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that West Virginia will receive $3.32 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.

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.

February 17, 2011

North Carolina to Receive $14.24 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Carolina will receive $14.24 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.

February 17, 2011

Nevada to Receive $3.39 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Nevada will receive $3.39 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.

February 17, 2011

Minnesota to Receive $4.79 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Minnesota will receive $4.79 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.

February 17, 2011

Alaska to Receive $1.64 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Alaska will receive $1.64 million to continue 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.

February 17, 2010

Secretary Duncan, Congressman Connolly Visit Riverside Elementary for One Year Anniversary of Recovery Act

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Rep. Gerry Connolly highlighted the positive impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) at Riverside Elementary School in Alexandria, Va. To date, Virginia has received $1,372,041,529 in stimulus funding which has been used to support over 5,000 jobs and drive reform.

February 12, 2010

New Jersey to Receive Nearly $360 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $359,150,805 is now available for New Jersey under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, New Jersey has received over $2 billion through the Recovery Act. The State recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for nearly 16,000 education jobs from Oct.

February 1, 2010

President's Education Budget Signals Bold Changes for ESEA

President Obama's 2011 education budget signals a bold new direction for federal K-12 education policy with more competitive funding, more flexibility and a focus on the reforms likely to have the greatest impact on student success.

February 1, 2010

Recovery Act Recipients Report Funding Continues to Support over 300,000 Education Jobs

On Jan. 30, the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board released job numbers showing that Recovery Act education funding played a significant role in stabilizing the nation's economy and in staving off a major fiscal crisis in 2009.

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