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January 6, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Awards Additional $1.9 Million Grant to Newtown, Connecticut, to Further Support Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Department of Education today announced it is awarding an additional $1.9 million to Newtown Public School District to help with ongoing recovery efforts following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.

May 24, 2013

U.S. Education Department Awards $1.3 Million Grant to Newtown, Conn., to Further Support Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Department of Education today announced it is awarding more than $1.3 million to Newtown Public School District to help with ongoing recovery efforts following the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where 20 first-graders and six educators were killed in December 2012.

September 1, 2010

Colorado, Connecticut, New Mexico, and Wisconsin Will Receive Funds to Support Education Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Colorado will receive $159.5 million, Connecticut will receive $110.5 million, New Mexico will receive $64.9 million, and Wisconsin will receive $179.7 million to support education jobs.

July 26, 2010

Connecticut to Receive More Than $146 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $146,273,112 is now available for Connecticut under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Connecticut has received $901,563,049 through the ARRA. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 4,200 education jobs from Jan.

April 15, 2010

Connecticut to Receive $25.7 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Connecticut will receive $25.7 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.

April 1, 2011

Connecticut to Receive $4.23 Million to Turn Around Its Persistently Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that Connecticut will receive $4.23 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 SIG program in fiscal year 2010. In fiscal year 2009, states received a total of $3.5 billion for the SIG program.

June 11, 2009

More Than $363 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available For Connecticut to Save Teaching Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $363 million is now available for Connecticut 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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