New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and U.S. Rep. George Miller debate the role of teachers' unions in improving student achievement, at an event at George Washington University.
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December 01, 2010
In a speech to state lawmakers and education leaders, the education secretary offered a glimpse into his thoughts for the future.
October 13, 2010
The NEA is stepping up its game with new ads designed to protect some vulnerable Democrats.
October 06, 2010
The NEA is putting its formidable get-out-the-vote and campaigning efforts behind five high-priority U.S. Senate races and 22 House races.
July 02, 2009
The Education Secretary took on some of the prized benefits of being a teacher: tenure, the salary schedule, and union protection.
June 30, 2009
From guest blogger Lesli A. Maxwell So, there's less than 12 hours to go before New York City's mayoral control law expires, and the New York Senate remains in utter chaos, with few signs that sanity will prevail fast enough for members to settle on who is in charge of that chamber and to actually ...
June 17, 2009
AFT President Randi Weingarten has written about the need for national academic standards and testified about it on Capitol Hill. But, in a wide-ranging interview with Edweek reporters yesterday, she was less than enthusiastic about Secretary of Education Arne Duncan's proposal to use a portion of...
June 15, 2009
But she doesn't mention Education Secretary Arne Duncan by name.
May 12, 2009
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has a new teacher quality adviser ... and he's got a foot in both the merit pay and union camps. Brad Jupp is formerly a senior policy adviser to Denver-schools-superintendent-turned-U.S.-Senator Michael Bennet. In that role, he worked on school and district pe...
March 12, 2009
Education secretary Arne Duncan has hired an Illinois union official to be a senior adviser.