In a column printed in the Philadelphia Inquirer Friday, the Education Secretary says the nation should be embarrassed that the quality of children's public education is largely dependent on where they live and their parents' incomes.
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December 12, 2014
December 10, 2014
Early childhood education may be a bipartisan issue across the country, but the federal government can't seem to match that momentum, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Wednesday.
December 04, 2014
One of the recurring narratives among conservative supporters of the Common Core is the Tale of How Duncan and Obama Corrupted the Good and Virtuous Common Core. And no matter how often the tale is debunked, it keeps popping up again.
December 01, 2014
The Office for Civil Rights has released new guidance on single-sex classrooms and other issues.
November 26, 2014
Happy almost Thanksgiving! Enjoy these goodreads on teachers, staff changes at the Education Department, and old school computer games.
November 21, 2014
Secretary Duncan hails the role NAEP played in leading states to work together on new tests.
November 17, 2014
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan would like to see annual state assessments remain at the core of any reauthorization of NCLB, said state chiefs who participated in a Q-and-A in San Diego.
November 13, 2014
This set of waiver renewals is likely the Obama administration's last best chance to put its stamp on the NCLB law before leaving office in early 2017
November 11, 2014
Ahead of the U.S. Department of Education's No Child Left Behind waiver guidance, expected this week, Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., and Democrats who represent majority-minority districts are urging Education Secretary Arne Duncan to ensure the academic achievement of all students.
November 10, 2014
The goal of the Education Department's principal shadowing program is to help those who make K-12 policy better understand the real-world impacts on schools and the principals who oversee them.