U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who has pushed through a dramatic reshaping of the nation's education system, first through Race to the Top and then through a series of waivers from the No Child Left Behind Act, will step down in December.
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The education secretary says that much could be saved by redirecting some non-violent offenders away from prison, and the money used to boost salaries at high-poverty schools.
September 29, 2015
Earlier this year, the Lone Star State essentially seemed to be daring U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to pull its flexibility.
September 28, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education is awarding millions under the Charter School Program to fund new charters and expand high-performing networks.
September 17, 2015
Duncan's been dogged by questions about his controversial moves on K-12, including championing new Common Core State Standards tests, expanding charter schools, and evaluations.
September 17, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and I talked accountability, NCLB reauthorization, and the thing he wishes he had done earlier.
August 31, 2015
The theme is "Ready for Success" with a lot of emphasis on the bookends of the edu-spectrum: early and higher education.
July 30, 2015
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan may only have eighteen months left in office—but they're critical months when it comes to the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act.
July 09, 2015
Duncan's children will attend the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools, where he himself attended and where his wife will return to work.
July 08, 2015
Less than a year after leaving the U.S. Department of Education, one of Secretary Arne Duncan's former key staffers is returning as a senior adviser.