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September 8, 2010

Indiana, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Rhode Island to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Indiana will receive $207 million, Minnesota will receive $166.7 million, Oklahoma will receive $119 million, and Rhode Island will receive $33 million to support education jobs.

September 7, 2010

U.S. Department Of Education's Open Innovation Portal Hosts NEA Foundation's Challenge To Innovate (C2I)

Today, the U.S. Department of Education and the NEA Foundation are launching a new challenge for public school educators to identify and solve education's most pressing classroom challenges.

September 3, 2010

Alabama, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Nebraska, and Tennessee Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Alabama will receive $149.5 million, Iowa will receive $96.5 million, Maine will receive $39 million, Massachusetts will receive $204 million, Nebraska will receive $58.9 million, and Tennessee will receive $195.9 million to support education jobs.

September 3, 2010

Secretaries Sebelius and Duncan Announce National Coalition to Enroll Uninsured Kids in Health Care

Washington — U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan today highlighted the Connecting Kids to Coverage Challenge to enroll five million children in Medicaid and CHIP within five years.

September 2, 2010

U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan Announces Winners of Competition to Improve Student Assessments

In an effort to provide ongoing feedback to teachers during the course of the school year, measure annual student growth, and move beyond narrowly-focused bubble tests, the U.S. Department of Education has awarded two groups of states grants to develop a new generation of tests.

September 1, 2010

Colorado, Connecticut, New Mexico, and Wisconsin Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Colorado will receive $159.5 million, Connecticut will receive $110.5 million, New Mexico will receive $64.9 million, and Wisconsin will receive $179.7 million to support education jobs.

August 31, 2010

New York, Georgia, and American Samoa Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $607.6 million, Georgia will receive $322.3 million, and American Samoa will receive $8,324,352 to support education jobs.

August 30, 2010

Illinois, Kansas, Nevada, and South Dakota Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Illinois will receive $415.4 million, Kansas will receive $92.5 million, Nevada will receive $83.1 million, and South Dakota will receive $26.3 million to support education jobs.

August 27, 2010

California to Receive $1.2 Billion to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that California will receive $1.2 billion to support education jobs.

August 27, 2010

Obama Administration Officials Announce Joint Agreement for New Orleans Schools Recovery

WASHINGTON –U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate announced today the final agreement for the obligation of $1.84 billion dollars in funding for the state of Louisiana's Recovery School District (RSD) and Orleans Parish School Board (OPSB