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May 28, 2009

$434 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Puerto Rico to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $434 million is now available for Puerto Rico 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 28, 2009

Statement by Secretary Duncan Regarding Report on 'The Condition of Education'

United States Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has issued the following statement in response to “The Condition of Education” report for 2009 released today by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES):

May 27, 2009

Middle-Class Task Force Announces Agency Partnerships to Build a Strong Middle Class Through a Green Economy

Denver — U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced the Department's participation in new agency partnerships to foster job growth for a new green economy at Tuesday's meeting of the Middle-Class Task Force in Denver. Along with the Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

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May 27, 2009

More Than $666 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Massachusetts to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $666 million is now available for Massachusetts 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 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.