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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:

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.

April 17, 2009

Nearly $4 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for California to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that nearly $4 billion is now available for California 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 13, 2009

$108.8 Million in Stimulus Funds Available for Targeted School Construction and Homeless Student Programs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $108.8 million in funding for targeted students and communities is now available to states under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Today's announcement follows the first $44 billion in education-related Recovery funds made available on April 1.

April 1, 2009

$44 Billion in Stimulus Funds Available to Drive Education Reforms and Save Teaching Jobs

Capitol Heights, Md. — Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $44 billion for states and schools is now available 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.

March 20, 2009

Secretary Arne Duncan Speaks at the National Science Teachers Association Conference

Good morning. Thank you so much for inviting me.

As you can imagine, it's been a pretty eventful couple of weeks—from starting a new job—to moving my family—to passing a massive stimulus bill that includes over $100 billion in new funding for education.

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March 7, 2009

Education Department to Distribute $44 Billion in Stimulus Funds in 30 to 45 Days

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $44 billion in stimulus funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) will be available to states in the next 30 to 45 days.