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.
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November 28, 2012
November 19, 2012
The last day for Peter Cunningham, trusted adviser to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, is Nov. 30.
November 16, 2012
Federal incentives to prod state and local action, principal preparation, and a focus on NCLB waivers top Education Secretary Arne Duncan's to-do list.
November 08, 2012
Implementation of waivers under the No Child Left Behind Act will dominate much of U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's second term.
November 07, 2012
In President Obama's second term, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will oversee implementing NCLB waivers, among other big-ticket programs.
September 24, 2012
Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., the top Democrat on the House Education committee, is worried that the department isn't holding states feet to the fire when it comes to monitoring graduation rates in states that have received waivers from parts of the No Child Left Behind Act.
September 18, 2012
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan takes to line dancing as part of his back-to-school bus tour.
September 10, 2012
Mitt Romney says Obama has picked his dog in the fight, but the administration wants to stay neutral.
August 26, 2012
With the Republican National Convention about to kick off, it's time to start speculating about who could be Mitt Romney's education secretary if he is elected.
August 22, 2012
The Obama campaign has released an ad warning that presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney would usher in big cuts to K-12 spending.