The Department of Education (ED) and the Obama Administration kicked off 2009 with a goal to get America on track and to return to being number one in the world in high school and college graduation rates, school readiness and overall academic achievement. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) and the profound impact of the President’s commitment and personal example were the bookends for this unparalleled effort to significantly improve our country’s education system. The year 2009 will likely be remembered as a breakthrough year for education reform and a guidepost for what is to come.
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