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August 24, 2010

Nine States and the District of Columbia Win Second Round Race to the Top Grants

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that 10 applicants have won grants in the second phase of the Race to the Top competition.

August 23, 2010

New York to Receive More Than $814 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $814,624,071 is now available for New York under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, New York has received $6,277,589,038 through the ARRA.

August 17, 2010

California to Receive More Than $487 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $487,549,876 is now available for California under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, California has received $10,849,634,034 through the ARRA.

August 16, 2010

Idaho to Receive $12.6 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Idaho will receive $12.6 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

August 16, 2010

Mississippi to Receive $47 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Mississippi will receive $47 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

August 11, 2010

Vermont to Receive More Than $25 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $25,459,523 is now available for Vermont under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Vermont has received $182,007,918 through the ARRA.

August 11, 2010

Arkansas to Receive $40 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Aarkansas will receive $40 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

August 11, 2010

Illinois to Receive $146.6 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Illinois will receive $146.6 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

August 10, 2010

Texas To Receive More Than $1 Billion In Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $1,072,589,804 is now available for Texas under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Texas has received $7,439,690,398 through the ARRA. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 28,000 education jobs from Jan.

August 9, 2010

Wyoming to Receive $8.6 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Wyoming will receive $8.6 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program. These funds are part of the $3.5 billion that will be made available to states this spring from money set aside in the 2009 budget and the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.