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October 5, 2012

U.S. Education Department Awards Nearly $2 Million to Tribal Education Agencies to Improve Education for American Indian and Alaska Native Students

The U.S. Department of Education today announced the award of four competitive grants totaling nearly $2 million to tribal education agencies (TEAs), under the State Tribal Education Partnership (STEP) program.

September 13, 2010

Ten States to Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that ten states will receive millions of dollars 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 these states keep thousands of teachers in the classroom working with our students this school year."

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.

June 4, 2010

Idaho to Receive More Than $66 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $66,560,895 is now available for Idaho under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Idaho has received $437,704,495 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 4000 education jobs from Jan.

May 26, 2009

$165 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Idaho to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $165 million is now available for Idaho 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.

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