$178.5 Million In Recovery Funds Now Available For West Virginia To Save Jobs And Drive Reform
U. S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that $178.5 million is now available for West Virginia 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. West Virginia will be eligible to apply for another $88 million this fall. Today’s funding is being made available per West Virginia’s successful completion of Part 1 of the State Stabilization Application, which was made available on April 1st.