A bill to reform the No Child Left Behind accountability law that passed the House on Friday with only Republican votes is getting panned by education groups and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Education Secretary Arne Duncan would see his authority greatly cut and governors would have final say over their schools under legislation introduced Thursday by Senate Republicans.
You can watch the event live online on May 29, 1-3 p.m. EDT. You can also join the conversation on Twitter at #PreKPlan. In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed "working with states to make high-quality preschool available to every child in America."
Education Secretary Arne Duncan detailed his upcoming education agenda in testimony last week before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Other Related Agencies. Here's what he said, according to the Education Department website : Read full article >>
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The White House on Thursday backed away from descriptions of at least one specific impact of the across-the-board spending cuts due to begin Friday, also known as the sequester, but stood behind the larger argument that the cuts will create an onerous burden on middle-class Americans. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Wednesday told reporters that teachers in one ...
(AP Photo/CBS News, Chris Usher). In this Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, photo provided by CBS News, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks on CBS's " Face the Nation" in Washington.
The Obama administration is once again going to the American people to win support for one of its initiatives. The president and other White House officials are mounting a public campaign for passage of gun control legislation, evidenced by U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's appearance at a rally in Washington on Saturday. The march for stricter gun control laws concluded with a gathering at ...
President Obama and his staff have been tight-lipped about possible changes to the Cabinet in a second term. But if history is a guide, Obama’s team could see substantial turnover this year: on average, in the five two-term presidencies since World War II, only one of two Cabinet officers have stayed for eight years. Some on the team, such as Education Secretary Arne Duncan, have already ...
Duncan spoke to an audience of education and policy junkies.
The new accountability system implemented by New Jersey’s Education Department is disproportionately damaging for districts with lower-income minority students than schools with majority white students, according to a letter sent on Monday to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan.