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April 7, 2010

Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on D.C. Teachers Contract

Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on a tentative agreement regarding a new contract between the District of Columbia Public Schools and the Washington Teachers Union.

April 7, 2010

Missouri to Receive More Than $248 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $248,546,871 is now available for Missouri under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Missouri has received $1,486,669,246 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 11,400 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

April 7, 2010

Kansas to Receive More Than $121 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $121,249,535 is now available for Kansas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Kansas has received $710,606,848 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,800 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

April 7, 2010

South Carolina to Receive More Than $56 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $56,774,130 is now available for South Carolina under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, South Carolina has received $1,169,667,448 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 4,900 education jobs from Oct.