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February 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Education Announces Voluntary Resolution of Kentucky’s Christian County Public Schools Discipline Investigation

The U.S. Department of Education announced today that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has reached an agreement with the Christian County Public Schools in Kentucky to improve the district’s disciplinary system so that all students will receive equitable treatment.

November 10, 2011

The Future of Reform in Kentucky

Thank you so much, Terry.

Terry Holliday is the latest of a long line of great educational leaders here in Kentucky. He arrived on the job shortly before the Race to the Top competition. In short order, he led the state to submit an application that had the support of all 174 districts in the state, as well as union leaders. When Kentucky didn’t win in the competition, he and his team didn’t stop and lick their wounds. Terry formed a steering committee to realize the vision of defining teacher effectiveness.

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Project PASS Announcement

Secretary Duncan and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. arrive
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."

April 21, 2010

Kentucky to Receive More Than $175 Million in Additional Recovery Funds

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that an additional $175,823,202 is now available for Kentucky under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. To date, Kentucky has received $1,140,763,686 through the Recovery Act. The state recently reported that recovery dollars have been used to provide funding for more than 7,300 education jobs from Oct. 1 to Dec.

July 27, 2009

$357 Million in Recovery Funds Now Available for Kentucky to Save Jobs and Drive Education Reform

U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that more than $357 million is now available for Kentucky 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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