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May 11, 2009

Duncan Wants Title I Dollars to Drive Education Reform

Education Secretary Arne Duncan today told a leading think tank that the Obama administration is changing the federal Title I program to aggressively drive reform in schools that need it the most.

May 11, 2009

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

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

May 11, 2009

More Than $1 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for Georgia to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $1 billion is now available for Georgia 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.

May 11, 2009

More Than $266 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Nevada to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $266 million is now available for Nevada 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.

May 5, 2009

More Than $587 Million in Recovery Funds now Available for Wisconsin to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $587 million is now available for Wisconsin 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.

May 5, 2009

Education Secretary Launches National Discussion on Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will travel to 15 or more states in the coming months to solicit feedback from a broad group of stakeholders around federal education policy in anticipation of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.

April 30, 2009

Partners in Truth-Telling

Good evening. Yesterday marked 100 days for the Obama administration—100 very long days.

It seems like a year ago that I got the call that brought me here, and since that day I have been to 12 states and 14 cities, met with more than 300 organizations, and had over 70 media interviews.

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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: