He gave a quick pep-talk about the importance of higher standards, which was a major theme of his speech to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce this morning.
In his first major education speech as president, Obama will emphasize and flesh out many of the details of his education redesign agenda.
Little brings a lot of expertise in education redesign, including in teacher quality, high school overhaul and college readiness, issues that have been getting plenty of attention lately.
The controversial Washington D.C. voucher program will be the subject of the Kojo Nnamdi Show today on WAMU, a National Public Radio station.
Thirty-three percent of that fund won't be disbursed until the department has approved a state's plan to comply with four "assurances," which include improving standards and assessments.
Will school districts have to set aside millions from their Title I stimulus funds for tutoring and choice?
Even if it ends, the Education Secretary wants children now enrolled in the voucher program to remain.
If you've listened to Arne Duncan enough, you're probably starting to pick up some of his favorite phrases.
Click here to find out whether private schools can get a piece of the money and how those maintenance of effort provisions work.
Randi Weingarten, the new president of the AFT and Dennis Van Roekel, the new president of the NEA, discuss whether $115 billion in education fund "changes the conversation" on renewing the law.