So, remember that listening-and-learning tour that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan embarked on to get a sense of what Americans think of the No Child Left Behind Act? Well, he took the tour to the airwaves (sort of) earlier this week, holding a national town hall meeting that was televised...
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September 03, 2009
Obama's Sept. 8 speech will echo many themes from his campaign, and kick off a $1,000 contest for students.
September 01, 2009
Jerry Brown tells Arne Duncan that draft rules display "pervasive technocratic bias and an uncritical faith in the power of social science."
August 26, 2009
Proposed regulations for Title I school improvement grants would require districts to adopt one of four reform models.
August 18, 2009
Duncan told a rural town hall that the issue of recruiting and retaining good leaders is not 'unique to rural communities.'
August 13, 2009
If you were in Minnesota for the Republican convention last year or in D.C, during the inauguration you may have been lucky enough to catch the Al and Newt Education Equality Project Show. In case you missed it, it basically involves Rev. Al Sharpton and former Republican House Speaker Newt Ging...
August 12, 2009
So this week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, a former big city superintendent, is headed up to Alaska as part of a cabinet-level push to connect with rural states. The tour has been going on all summer, but the Last Frontier is Duncan's first stop. The trip is part of a larger effort to rea...
August 06, 2009
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August 05, 2009
The Chicago Board of Education has been subpoenaed in a federal investigation...but ex-CPS chief Arne Duncan has not.