Duncan told a rural town hall that the issue of recruiting and retaining good leaders is not 'unique to rural communities.'
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If you were in Minnesota for the Republican convention last year or in D.C, during the inauguration you may have been lucky enough to catch the Al and Newt Education Equality Project Show. In case you missed it, it basically involves Rev. Al Sharpton and former Republican House Speaker Newt Ging...
August 12, 2009
So this week, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, a former big city superintendent, is headed up to Alaska as part of a cabinet-level push to connect with rural states. The tour has been going on all summer, but the Last Frontier is Duncan's first stop. The trip is part of a larger effort to rea...
August 06, 2009
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August 05, 2009
The Chicago Board of Education has been subpoenaed in a federal investigation...but ex-CPS chief Arne Duncan has not.
July 27, 2009
Tomorrow, I'm spending the day with Arne. Yes, the Arne. And, I'll be tweeting about it, so follow along via the Politics K-12 Twitter feed. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan will be in Florida as part of his Listening and Learning tour. He'll also give a speech at the GE Foundation's meetin...
July 17, 2009
The education secretary tells principals they're the key to turning around failing schools, challenging them "to take on the toughest job in America."
July 17, 2009
Rep. Miller's Early Learning Challenge Fund grant program is expected to be marked up next week.
July 14, 2009
Where is the administration's focus on high school graduates?
July 06, 2009
A coterie of education big wigs, including Secretary Arne Duncan, weigh in on the pros and cons of mayoral control while the law's fate in NYC hangs in the balance.