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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...really represents an unacceptable partisan approach," she said, referring to the House bill.Education Secretary Arne Duncan offered cautious praise after Senate passage.The bill, he said, makes progress toward replacing No Child Left Behind...
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Success varies by state in improving graduate rates

...The nation's overall graduation rate has reached 81 percent, a figure frequently touted by Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Duncan said Tuesday in a statement that the gains are encouraging, but "we know that more hard work remains to truly...
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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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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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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...
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...
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...
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...
4 Cabinet members visit rural Alaska 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.


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