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May 4, 2009

2009 Presidential Scholars Announced

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the selection of 141 outstanding high school seniors as the 2009 Presidential Scholars. The students have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, artistic excellence, leadership, citizenship, and community service.

April 29, 2009

Statement from Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Regarding Flu and Its Impact on Schools

The following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on the recent flu outbreak and its impact on schools.

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April 28, 2009

More Than $321 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Utah to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $321 million is now available for Utah 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.

April 28, 2009

$382 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Oregon to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $382 million is now available for Oregon 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.

April 28, 2009

More Than $547 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Minnesota to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $547 million is now available for Minnesota 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.

April 28, 2009

More Than $321 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Mississippi to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $321 million is now available for Mississippi 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.

April 28, 2009

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issues statement on 2008 National Assessment of Educational Progress Trend Report

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan issued the following statement on the 2008 Nation's Report Card: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Trends in Academic Progress:

April 28, 2009

Nearly $130 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Maine to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that nearly $130 million is now available for Maine 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.

April 20, 2009

$85.4 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for South Dakota to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $85.4 million is now available for South Dakota 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 thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

April 20, 2009

Nearly $1.4 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for Illinois to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that nearly $1.4 billion is now available for Illinois 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 thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.