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July 1, 2009

$178.5 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for West Virginia to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $178.5 million is now available for West Virginia 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 1, 2009

More Than $625 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for South Carolina to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $625 million is now available for South Carolina 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.

June 30, 2009

Secretary of Education Announces Resources to Push Reforms, Make College Affordable

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that starting tomorrow $13 billion will be available for schools and that millions of current and former college students will benefit from better student loans and financial aid.

June 22, 2009

More Than $76 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Alaska to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $76 million is now available for Alaska 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.

June 22, 2009

More Than $213 Million in Recovery Funds now Available for New Mexico to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $213 million is now available for New Mexico 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.

June 22, 2009

More Than $134.5 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for New Hampshire to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced more than $134.5 million is now available for New Hampshire 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.

June 22, 2009

More Than $70 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for North Dakota to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $70 million is now available for North 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 hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs at risk of state and local budget cuts.

May 26, 2010

$191 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Nebraska to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced more than $191 million is now available for Nebraska 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.

June 16, 2009

$60 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Washington, D.C. to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $60 million is now available for Washington, D.C. 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.  Washington, D.C.

June 15, 2009

Duncan Offers Stimulus Funds for States to Develop Rigorous Assessments Linked to Common Standards

In the second of four major policy speeches on the priorities for the “Race to the Top” Fund, U.S.