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Va gets nearly $9M in federal education funding

by AP posted Mar 16 2012 9:16AM

 


RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia is getting nearly $9 million in federal funding to continue efforts to turn around the state's lowest-performing schools.
 
The funding through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants program was announced Thursday by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan,

Officials say the funds are part of the $535 million provided through the fiscal year 2011 budget and made available to states under the program.
 
Virginia has received about $78 million in funding since the program was redesigned in 2009.
 
The funding is given to the state, which then allocates the money to schools statewide.

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03/16/2012 9:16AM
Va gets nearly $9M in federal education funding
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