The denial of the waiver request means the most populous state in the country, with the biggest congressional delegation, will be stuck with the No Child Left Behind as it is.
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December 26, 2012
December 21, 2012
In his first public appearance since the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called on the nation to tighten gun control laws, improve access to mental health, and curb the glorification of violence in movies and video games.
December 13, 2012
Among 22 mid-size federal agencies, the Education Department ranked 18th in job satisfaction in 2012, according to a new survey.
November 30, 2012
Justin Hamilton, a spokesman for the U.S. Department of Education, is leaving the agency, the latest in a series of departures from the communications shop.
November 28, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a speech that he thinks teacher preparation is broken and that the best educators need to be teaching the highest-need children.
November 19, 2012
The last day for Peter Cunningham, trusted adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, is Nov. 30.
November 16, 2012
Federal incentives to prod state and local action, principal preparation, and a focus on NCLB waivers top Education Secretary Arne Duncan's to-do list.
November 08, 2012
Implementation of waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act will dominate much of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's second term.
November 07, 2012
In President Obama's second term, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will oversee implementing NCLB waivers, among other big-ticket programs.
September 24, 2012
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Education committee, is worried that the department isn't holding states feet to the fire when it comes to monitoring graduation rates in states that have received waivers from parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.