Education Secretary Arne Duncan will not allow Kansas to be exempt from the No Child Left Behind requirement that 100 percent of students be proficient in math and language arts by 2014.
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May 13, 2011
May 13, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has missed several events because of severe back pain, his office says.
May 04, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan challenged a group of rural advocates to "make a commitment to ensure rural students complete college at higher rates."
April 27, 2011
With reauthorizing of ESEA still pending, the U.S. Secretary of Education is still gathering suggestions at community forums with congressional lawmakers back in their home districts.
April 26, 2011
Friday is the deadline to vote for your favorite high school as part of the Race to the Top Commencement Challenge.
April 20, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan has an additional $700 million he can leverage as he advances his education-reform agenda.
March 16, 2011
The U.S. Secretary of Education, himself a former local school superintendent, isn't shy about using his bully pulpit, sometimes bruising feelings in the process.
March 14, 2011
President Barack Obama is expected to give a speech this morning calling on Congress to "fix" the No Child Left Behind Act in time for the start of the next school year.
March 10, 2011
Lawmakers had more questions about spending and return on investment than on ESEA.
March 09, 2011
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will testify today that 82 percent of the nation's schools could be considered "failing" this year under the No Child Left Behind Act.