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Senate OKs revised No Child education law, compromise needed

...Their bill 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...
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Success varies by state in improving graduate rates

...recent available.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...
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States move to reduce time spent on Common Core-based exam

...voices of all stakeholders - educators, parents, and students - and are using the lessons learned," New Mexico Education Secretary Hanna Skandera said in a statement.The PARCC tests took effect this year and sparked a round of intense opposition...
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Immigration: US warns schools against bias

...states including 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...
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US: Better campus stats needed on dating violence campuses for 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...
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U.S. education secretary tours Alaska schools

SHISHMAREF - Education Secretary Margaret Spellings toured schools in two remote Alaska towns on Wednesday as part of a Bush Administration campaign to tout the...
Feds: New education bill offers Alaska flexibility

...state legislators and administrators during her visit to Juneau this week. Susan Sclafani, counselor to U.S. Education Secretary Rod Paige, addressed two legislative committees on Wednesday and a special meeting of the state Board of Education...
Sen. Murkowski wins commitments to help education, social services in Bush services in the Bush. The program, called the Alaska Project, arose from a conversation she had with Education Secretary Rod Paige after he visited rural Alaska with her in May, the senator said. Murkowski said they both recognize...
Bush aims aid at tribal colleges

...U.S. Department of Education to oversee the process. Under the order, each federal agency selected by the education secretary must create a three-year plan for boosting tribal colleges. The order says the plans must outline how the agency...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...provide Native scholarships. The derby starts Saturday and runs through May 31, said Leslie Isturis, higher education secretary for the council. ``It's ship to shore,'' she said, meaning kings can be caught either from a boat or from...


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