Alan Bersin, a "border czar" under Clinton, is the former superintendent of the San Diego City Schools and former California Secretary of Education.
And he's already hard at work in his new role, signing on to a letter about the DC voucher program that is generating some push-back.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan read "Clifford Goes to Washington" on the storytime stage at the White House Easter Egg Roll.
Colorado Senate President Peter Groff will lead the U.S. Department of Education's faith-based and community initiatives center.
Before you head over to D.C.'s 9:30 Club to buy tickets for all upcoming events, so as not to miss another surprise appearance by Education Secretary Arne Duncan, check out these good reads.
Yesterday morning, Arne Duncan was reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar to a bunch of preschoolers. Yesterday evening, he was rocking it out with Neko Case.
An early test of the claim for "unprecedented" levels of transparency in spending the stimulus funding shows there's a long way to go.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan reminds states and districts that stimulus funds can—and should—be used to expand pre-K programs.
The National School Board Association says it's "firmly opposed" to mayoral takeovers and encourages Duncan to stick to his words on collaboration between school boards and city mayors.
A community college dean from Maine has been tapped to take on college- and career-readiness issues for the feds.