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May 27, 2009

$672 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Washington to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $672 million is now available for Washington 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 26, 2009

$806 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Virginia to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $806 million is now available for Virginia 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 26, 2009

$165 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Idaho to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $165 million is now available for Idaho 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 22, 2009

More than $1 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for North Carolina to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $1 billion is now available for North Carolina 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 22, 2009

Secretary Duncan Asks: Will California Lead or Retreat in Public K-12 Education's Race for the Top?

SAN FRANCISCO -- Three days after California voters rejected ballot measures to restore state funding for public schools, U.S.

May 19, 2009

More Than $765 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Indiana to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $765 million is now available for Indiana 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 19, 2009

$111 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Rhode Island to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $111 million is now available for Rhode Island 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 19, 2009

$635 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Tennessee to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $635 million is now available for Tennessee 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 19, 2009

Secretary Duncan Sets Tone for 'Race to the Top' By Naming Innovative New Leader

Citing a track record of innovative ideas with rapid and effective implementation, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Joanne Weiss will lead development of the "Race to the Top Fund" to catalyze innovation and restore America's global leadership in public K-12 education.

May 19, 2009

Education Secretary Announces Nine Senior Staff Appointments

U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan today announced the following nine appointments to his senior staff:

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