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December 18, 2013

U.S. Department of Education Still Not an Awesome Place to Work

But Education Department employees are slowly giving the agency higher marks for providing effective leadership and fostering teamwork, according to new rankings from the Partnership for Public Service.

December 17, 2013

NCLB Waivers May Have Provided Escape Hatch for Many Low-Performing Schools

A report from the New America foundation raises the question of whether states are intervening in the rights schools under their NCLB waivers.

December 14, 2013

Arne Duncan on Newtown: 'Powerful Reminder' of Need to Reduce Violence

In a statement on the one-year anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting that killed 26 people, most of them children, the U.S. secretary of education spoke of "unspeakable loss."

December 09, 2013

PISA Shows U.S. 'Standing Still' in Education, Says Ed. Dept. Official

Acting U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James H. Shelton argued that other nations' decision to expand on what has been successful U.S. education policy helps explain lagging U.S. scores on PISA.

December 09, 2013

The Right Question From Independent Schools

Supporting the public sector ought to be an important industry goal in whatever ways we can accomplish it; as Americans we've got the future of millions of kids besides those in our schools to worry about. By doing well by them, by asking what we can do for our country and then doing it, we'll be okay.

November 20, 2013

A Chat With Leader of 'Don't Send Your Child to School' Protest

An organizer of the protest day against common core says her work is just beginning, while a "Moms Against Duncan" group recently started.

November 18, 2013

Common Core Faces Kentucky Legal Challenge, Questions About 'Rebranding'

A lawsuit challenging the validity of common core has been filed in Kentucky, while state chiefs continue to grapple with public perceptions of the standards.

November 07, 2013

Secretary Duncan Links Federal Race to Top Investments to NAEP Gains

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan trumpets NAEP gains as payoff of federal priorities, even though many states that embraced those priorities didn't soar on the national assessment.

November 07, 2013

Arne Duncan 'Encouraged' By NAEP Results

The education secretary noted that diving into the common core doesn't seem to have slowed down student achievement in the eight states that had begun to implement the standards when the test was given.

October 30, 2013

Ed. Dept.: Calif. Could Lose At Least $15 Million in Federal Funds Over Testing

The state risks federal grants for English-learners, turnaround schools, special education, and Title I in its clash with the U.S. Department of Education over what tests to give.

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