Malloy sent a letter to Duncan, saying that he wants to "start a dialogue" between the feds and Connecticut on ways to "reduce the testing burden."
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September 16, 2014
At least 18 waiver recipients say they are likely to take the U.S. Department of Education up on its recent offer to postpone using student achievement data in teacher evaluations this school year.
September 12, 2014
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sat down for an interview with Education Week and talked No Child Left Behind, waivers, and Congress.
September 11, 2014
On the last stop of his back-to-school bus tour, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan talked about improving education in impoverished communities at a turnaround school in Memphis, Tenn.
September 10, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says states will be more likely to clinch the new early-learning funds if their proposals have strong parent-engagement components.
September 09, 2014
At a tour of NASA's space camp in Huntsville, Ala., the education secretary put the spotlight on the science, technology, engineering, and math fields.
September 09, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will highlight the administration's My Brother's Keeper initiative, effective early-learning programs, and the importance of STEM on Tuesday.
September 05, 2014
Unlike many states who have received waiver extensions lately, the letters for both the Volunteer State and the nation's capitol have absolutely no caveats.
August 28, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education approved No Child Left Behind waiver extensions for Indiana and Kansas, but not Oklahoma, which abandoned the common core earlier this summer.