February 18, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that North Carolina will receive $14.24 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 22, 2009More than $1 Billion in Recovery Funds Now Available for North Carolina to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $1 billion is now available for North 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.