West Virginia is awarded $22 million for school-turnaround programs

03/12/2010 | Charleston Daily Mail (W.Va.)

Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced that West Virginia will receive $22 million in stimulus money to help turn around the state's lowest-performing schools. The state is the first to receive money under the Department of Education's $3.5 billion School Improvement Grant program and will be required to use the funds to adopt reform strategies that include replacing leadership, overhauling curriculum, increasing professional-development opportunities and adding instructional time.

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