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US: Better campus stats needed on dating violence

...students and to keep everyone better informed about campus security policies and procedures," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said.Among the other proposed rule changes:-Adding gender identity and national origin as categories of bias under...
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Immigration: US warns schools against bias

...Colorado, North Carolina, Ohio, Louisiana, Michigan, New Mexico and the District of Columbia.Education Secretary Arne Duncan said that in some instances, school leaders have inappropriately required information such as a child's visa status...
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Nikiski student recognized as one of nation's top scholars

...recently she spent a month last summer as a foreign exchange student in China.According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, this year's 49th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars has demonstrated the accomplishments that can be made when...
Senate fails to keep student loan rates low

...July 1 but I remain very optimistic that we're going to get to a better place for students," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said."We're going to get it done sooner than later," he told reporters at a department event about summer reading...
House Dems push for No Child Left Behind waivers

...a waiver for the No Child Left Behind act.The department has been looking at options since Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced a possibility of waivers last September, releasing details later in the month.EED Public Information Officer...
Begich says rural trip was eye-opening for Cabinet

...freshman Democrat said at a news conference. The Cabinet members - Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan - on Wednesday visited...
Removing the joy of learning from public schools

...curriculum is aggressively engaged in a rigid emphasis on standardized tests in reading, math and certain other areas. Arne Duncan, President Barack Obama's Department of Education secretary, promises even more such tests ("A not-so-modest...
Goldbelt nonprofit gets education grant

...seen for myself, some of the most motivated in any of our nation's schools," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who visited the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana last month. In Alaska, the Cook Inlet Tribal Council...
UAF receives grant for statewide education

...overcome distance and remove barriers to higher education in rural communities," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, who visited Bethel and Hooper Bay Wednesday and Anchorage on Tuesday as part of the White House Rural Tour. "Today's...
Stimulus provided jobs in education, but those slots in jeopardy as states struggle

...deficits that resulted. "We saved 350,000 jobs. How often do you get to do that in life?" Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in an interview. "I think it helped to stave off a total disaster." While the number of jobs saved may seem...


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