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March 25, 2011

Massachusetts To Receive $8.02 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Massachusetts will receive $8.02 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 25, 2011

Iowa To Receive $2.9 Million To Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Iowa will receive $2.9 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 25, 2010

Delaware to Receive More Than $36 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $36,405,622 is now available for Delaware under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Delaware has received $225,742,175 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 700 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

March 25, 2010

Tennessee to Receive More Than $255 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $255,794,562 is now available for Tennessee under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Tennessee has received $1,569,579,787 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,700 education jobs from Oct.

March 25, 2010

Nearly $83 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Guam to Save Jobs and Drive Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $82,988,018 is now available for Guam 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 teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts. Guam will be eligible to apply for another $25 million this fall.

March 24, 2010

Education Secretary Duncan Issues Statement on The Nation's Report Card in Reading for 4th, 8th Graders

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today issued the following statement on The Nation's Report Card: Reading 2009, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) at Grades 4 and 8:

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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