In a 30-minute, wide-ranging interview, the Education Secretary didn't seem worried about any bigger implications from Indiana's grade-changing scandal.
In an interview with Education Week, the U.S. Secretary of Education said he "desperately" hopes the state can find a new chief who will "stay the course."
Reaction to the looming resignation of Florida's schools chief in the wake of a grade-changing scandal ranges from "freakin tragedy" to "this whole story is terrible."
How aggressive will the U.S. Department of Education be in monitoring state grading systems, which are central to its No Child Left Behind waiver program.
The U.S. House is expected to vote today on a bill that would initially lower interest rates on student loans and tie future rates to the market.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in an interview that he plans to be "extraordinarily vocal" on sequestration as budget fights heat up.
Districts will vie for individual federal awards of up to $40 million; applications are due to the U.S. Department of Education by Oct. 3.
Concerned about Georgia's teacher-evaluation system, the U.S. Department of Education warned the state a year ago that it was at risk of losing $33 million.
Libby Doggett, formerly the director of the Pew Charitable Trusts' Home Visiting Campaign, will oversee the Early Learning Challenge grants and help promote preschool expansion.
It's clear the Kentucky and Tennessee Republicans have become buddies on school choice, a K-12 issue that unites most in the GOP and has political implications on both sides of the aisle.