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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-05-09/immigration-us-warns-schools-against-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2014-06-20/us-better-campus-stats-needed-dating-
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-05-20/nikiski-student-recognized-one-nations-
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-10/senate-fails-keep-student-loan-rates-lo
State
State still looking into NCLB waivers

...for a newly offered waiver to the No Child Left Behind Act rules.President Barack Obama and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the waiver program in September, and earlier this month state education commissioner Mike Hanley told The...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2011-12-01/state-still-looking-nclb-waivers
Local
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2012-02-23/house-dems-push-no-child-left-behind-wa
Local
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...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081409/sta_481686801.shtml
State to accept federal education funds

...dollars will help Alaska keep thousands of teachers in the classroom working with our students this school year," said Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education, announcing the award. The money will be divided among Alaska school districts based...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112610/sta_741884571.shtml
News
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2011-06-19/removing-joy-learning-public-schools
Opinion
4 Cabinet members visit rural Alaska

...to visit Hooper Bay later in the day. Taking part in the Rural Tour stops are Energy Secretary Steven Chu, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, Education Secretary Arne Duncan, and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081309/reg_481306948.shtml

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