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National Discussion on Education Reform
Secretary Arne Duncan visited West Virginia in his first stop on a national listening and learning tour. He will visit 15 or more states in the months ahead to hear from a range of stakeholders in anticipation of the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.


Over $7 Billion to Save Jobs, Drive Reforms
Secretary Arne Duncan has announced funding for 9 states under the Recovery Act State Stabilization Fund.
Presidential Scholars
Secretary Arne Duncan announced 141 outstanding high school seniors as 2009 Presidential Scholars.
Transition to Teaching
ED has awarded nearly $7 million to programs that help mid-career professionals and recent college graduates become teachers.
Progress Report
Read this report on the U.S. Department of Education in the first 100 days of the Obama Administration.
Partners in Truth-Telling
Read Secretary Arne Duncan's remarks to the Education Writers Association.
$44 Billion Available for Reforms, Teaching Jobs
Secretary Arne Duncan announced that $44 billion for states and schools is now available under the Recovery Act. This funding will drive education reforms and help save hundreds of thousands of teaching jobs.
Student Financial Aid Go to College
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Flu Response
ED is coordinating with the CDC on what schools can do in response to the flu outbreak.
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President Obama speaking at the Hispanic Chamber of CommercePresident's Plan for Education
President Obama described his plan for improving education in remarks to the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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