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July 27, 2009

$52 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Vermont to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $52 million is now available for Vermont 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.

July 27, 2009

More Than $74 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Delaware to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $74 million is now available for Delaware 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.

July 27, 2009

$357 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Kentucky to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $357 million is now available for Kentucky 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.

July 27, 2009

More Than $45 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Wyoming to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $45 million is now available for Wyoming 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.

July 27, 2009

More Than $505 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Missouri to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $505 million is now available for Missouri 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.

July 24, 2009

The Race to the Top Begins

Today is a great day—not just for those of you here to listen to President Obama in a few minutes but for tens of thousands of teachers, parents, principals, school superintendents, and lawmakers across the country who have devoted their energy, their passion, and their commitment over the years to improving our nation's schools.

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July 24, 2009

More Than $2 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for Texas to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $2 billion is now available for Texas 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.

July 24, 2009

President Obama, U.S. Secretary of Education Duncan Announce National Competition to Advance School Reform

President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that states leading the way on school reform will be eligible to compete for $4.35 billion in Race to the Top competitive grants to support education reform and innovation in classrooms.

July 17, 2009

Education Secretary Arne Duncan and HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Highlight Agenda on Early Education and Support for Unprecedented Investment in Early Learning

Today, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius highlighted the Obama Administration's blueprint to improve and strengthen early learning programs, and announced their support for efforts in Congress to answer the President's challenge to invest $10 billion in the Administration's early learning reforms.

July 15, 2009

More Than $388 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Louisiana to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $388 million is now available for Louisiana 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.