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July 19, 2011

North Dakota to Receive $1.31 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Dakota will receive $1.31 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG). The funds are part of $546 million available to states and D.C. under the program. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion in SIG support.

July 19, 2011

D.C. to Receive $1.79 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that the District of Columbia will receive $1.79 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG). The funds are part of $546 million available to states and D.C. under the program.

July 12, 2010

Alabama to Receive More Than $59 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $59,635,587 is now available for Alabama under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Alabama has received $1,477,581,506 through the ARRA. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 4,300 education jobs from Jan.

July 12, 2010

Oregon to Receive More Than $74 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $74,633,845 is now available for Oregon under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Oregon has received $1,091,491,291 through the ARRA. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 3,600 education jobs from Jan.

July 12, 2010

Nebraska to Receive $17.4 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Nebraska will receive $17.4 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.

July 12, 2010

Massachusetts to Receive $58.6 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Massachusetts will receive $58.6 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

July 12, 2010

Maine to Receive $13 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Maine will receive $13 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.

July 7, 2010

Michigan to Receive Nearly $136 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Michigan will receive nearly $136 million to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools through the School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.

July 7, 2010

Oregon to Receive $34.4 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Oregon will receive $34.4 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.

July 2, 2010

Rhode Island to Receive $12.5 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Rhode Island will receive $12.5 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.