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July 19, 2011

Three States and D.C. Receive Funding to Turn Around Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that three states and the District of Columbia will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the SIG program in fiscal year 2010.

June 30, 2011

Maine to Receive $2 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Maine will receive $2 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the School Improvement Grant program in fiscal year 2010.

May 26, 2011

Five States Receive Funding to Turn Around Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that five states will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.
The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the SIG program in fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion for the SIG program.

May 5, 2011

Two States Receive Funding to Turn Around Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that two states will receive funding to turn around their persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the SIG program in fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion for the SIG program.

April 30, 2012

Wyoming to Receive $1.1 Million to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Wyoming will receive $1.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

April 30, 2012

Oklahoma to Receive $5.6 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Oklahoma will receive $5.6 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

April 30, 2012

Ohio to Receive $21 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Ohio will receive $21 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

April 30, 2012

New York to Receive $41.3 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $41.3 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

April 22, 2011

Texas to Receive $830.8 Million to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Texas will receive $830.8 million to support education jobs.

"There is a huge sense of urgency to get these funds out the door," said Duncan. "These education dollars will help Texas keep teachers in the classroom working with our students this year."

April 19, 2011

New Hampshire to Receive $1.47 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New Hampshire will receive $1.47 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. The funds are part of $546 million available to states for the School Improvement Grant program in fiscal year 2010.