The U.S. Secretary of Education continues to send strong signals that he may grant tailored, district-level NCLB waivers in states that have not already won this flexibility.
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February 21, 2013
January 29, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan didn't cede much ground to school board members, who complained about federal overreach.
January 15, 2013
The U.S. Department of Education is giving serious consideration to offering a district-level NCLB waiver to just a few districts in California.
December 28, 2012
A list of stories that you probably won't see on this blog next year.
December 28, 2012
NCLB waivers, the presidential election, and the Race to the Top competition were big stories this year.
December 26, 2012
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.
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.