Duncan is putting school districts and states on notice that OCR can investigate those that aren't doing enough to ensure equal access on everything from high-quality facilities to Advanced Placement courses.
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About 100 cities, counties, and tribal communities have said they are going to take the Obama administration up on its new "My Brother's Keeper" initiative community challenge.
September 29, 2014
The Education Department still needs to tackle teacher preparation regulations and outline criteria for judging assessments.
September 23, 2014
A new study shows that NCLB's accountability system may not be as bad as some people think.
September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education has extended three additional No Child Left Behind waivers, for Alabama, Texas, and Puerto Rico.
September 18, 2014
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."
September 17, 2014
In a wide-ranging interview during his recent back-to-school bus tour, the education secretary discussed a variety of topics and highlighted some of his top priorities.
September 16, 2014
At least 17 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.