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Arizona Misses Seat as Finalist for Second Phase of Race to the Top ~ August 24, 2010

August 24th, 2010

Education Secretary Arne Duncan today (7/27/10) released the list of finalists for the second round of the Race to the Top federal grant program. Arizona is one of the 19 finalists.

House Passes Education Jobs Bill that Could Send $211 million to AZ, July 2010

July 7th, 2010

The House of Representatives passed the Fiscal Year 2010 Supplemental Appropriations Bill (H.R. 4899) authorizing $80 billion in spending for troop increases in Afghanistan. The bill also contained a provision to appropriate $10 billion for the Education Jobs Fund. The Education Jobs fund is designed to provide aid to districts to retain teachers that would otherwise be laid off.

What to Expect: Arizona’s Race to the Top Application

December 17th, 2009

. AEN members recently participated in a webinar titled “What to Expect: Arizona’s Race to the Top Application,”  presented by Arizona  School Boards Association [ASBA] and the Arizona Association of School Business Officials [AASBO]. The featured speaker was Mesa School District Superintendent Dr. Debra Duvall, who serves as a Special Advisor to Governor Brewer on the  Continue Reading >