The commission will recommend ways that federal policy could address funding disparities.
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The president told members of the National Urban League that his signature education initiative holds particular promise for poor and minority students in low-performing schools.
May 13, 2010
It's almost crunch time on the edujobs legislation. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sent a letter today to Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. the Speaker of the House, and Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev., the Majority Leader, asking them to please include the $23 billion edujobs measure in the supplement...
March 08, 2010
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plans to promise in a speech today to reinvigorate enforcement of civil rights laws in U.S. schools by issuing guidance and implementing compliance reviews.