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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:

March 23, 2010

Indiana to Receive More Than $197 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $197,678,694 is now available for Indiana under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Indiana has received $1,701,723,978 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 12,000 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

March 23, 2010

North Carolina to Receive More Than $383 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $383,437,416 is now available for North Carolina under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, North Carolina has received $2,277,411,205 through the Recovery Act.

March 23, 2010

Georgia to Receive More Than $416 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $416,063,701 is now available for Georgia under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Georgia has received $2,544,529,775 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 14,300 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

March 22, 2010

Secretary Arne Duncan's Statement on Passage of Health Insurance Reform Bill

Last night's vote on the health care bill was historic in many ways. It was a big victory for Americans who need quality, affordable health care. It also provides financial aid to millions of students to help realize their dream of a college education.

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March 17, 2011

Mississippi To Receive $7.4 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Mississippi will receive $7.4 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 17, 2011

Ohio To Receive $19.5 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Ohio will receive $19.5 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 17, 2011

Illinois To Receive $22.1 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Illinois will receive $22.1 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 17, 2011

South Dakota To Receive $1.6 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that South Dakota will receive $1.6 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 17, 2011

New York To Receive $45.9 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $45.9 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.