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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.

March 17, 2010

Minnesota to Receive More Than $34 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Minnesota will receive more than $34 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.