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April 15, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Awards More than $33 Million to Local Education Agencies and Community-based Organizations to Develop Physical Education and Nutrition Programs

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded 67 grants totaling more than $33 million to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and community-based organizations that plan to implement comprehensive, integrated physical activity and nutrition programs for their students through the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP).

April 1, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to Five States to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that five states will receive more than $85 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

March 13, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to 10 States to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that 10 states will receive more than $95 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

February 20, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to Nine States to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that nine states will receive more than $71 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through awards from the Department's

February 7, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to 6 States and District of Columbia to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that six states and the District of Columbia will receive more than $38 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through new awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

January 27, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to 7 States to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that seven states will receive more than $39 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through new awards from the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

December 23, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Announces Awards to Seven States to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Their Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that seven states will receive over $43.4 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

August 28, 2013

Obama Administration Releases Final Application for 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge

Today the Obama Administration released the final application for the second Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) competition, which will provide approximately $280 million in state-level competitive grants to improve the quality of early learning and development programs and close educati

August 26, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Announces New Hampshire, Hawaii, and Idaho Receive $5.2 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that New Hampshire, Hawaii, and Idaho will receive approximately $5.2 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

August 2, 2013

Six States Awarded Supplemental Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge Grants

The U.S. Departments of Education (ED) and Health and Human Services (HHS) announced today that California, Colorado, Illinois, New Mexico, Oregon and Wisconsin will each receive a supplemental award from the 2013 Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) grant fund to improve quality and expand access to early learning programs throughout their states.