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.
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July 30, 2015
July 20, 2015
The U.S. Department of Education and several organizations have released a checklist of questions for parents seeking to ensure their children are receiving a quality education.
July 17, 2015
Citing health concerns and a need for fresh leadership, Achievement School District Superintendent Chris Barbic says he's "leaving confident that Tennessee's schools are better off today than when we began."
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 09, 2015
In the year that Jill Levine, the principal of Normal Park Museum Magnet School in Chattanooga, Tenn., spent as the Department of Education's full-time principal ambassador fellow, the department has been hailed for increasing its focus on school leadership.
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.
July 07, 2015
While the administration wishes the bill did more to ensure states focus on their lowest-performing students and schools, it stopped short of issuing a veto threat.
July 01, 2015
The big question is whether the plans submitted to the Education Department will actually make a difference when it comes to the equitable distribution of teachers.
June 29, 2015
Free, quality preschool, challenging standards, and an affordable college degree are key elements of the U.S. Department of Education's "Set of Family Rights".
June 26, 2015
So the big news of the day wasn't education related, but the U.S. Department of Education is celebrating all the same, at least on social media.