U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will lay out second-term priorities as his agency is preparing for a government shutdown.
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The U.S. Department of Education offered states the chance to suspend their current tests this spring, as long as they administer field tests aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
August 28, 2013
Teachers are infusing the lessons of the civil-rights movement into their classrooms as thousands descend on Washington for a celebration that culminates with a speech by President Obama.
August 27, 2013
On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called on the education community to advance an equal-opportunity agenda.
August 13, 2013
As under secretary, Martha Kanter oversaw the implementation of the administration's direct student loan program, and has more recently been involved in push to lower college costs.
August 08, 2013
The administration isn't exactly killing itself to get an ESEA bill moving.
August 01, 2013
In a 30-minute, wide-ranging interview, the Education Secretary didn't seem worried about any bigger implications from Indiana's grade-changing scandal.
August 01, 2013
In an interview with Education Week, the U.S. Secretary of Education said he "desperately" hopes the state can find a new chief who will "stay the course."
July 31, 2013
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in an interview that he plans to be "extraordinarily vocal" on sequestration as budget fights heat up.
June 25, 2013
Back in 2009, the Obama administration and Congress gambled $3 billion on a big nationwide effort to turn around the lowest performing schools