5 days ago
Some groups are so small in number that gathering data on them can inadvertently violate the privacy of specific children and their families, said Don Yu, special adviser to Education Secretary...
6 days ago
On a party-line vote, the Democratic-led panel sent to the full Senate a bill that that gives states flexibility to implement reform as long as Education Secretary Arne Duncan approves their plans.
11 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan and his successors would be relegated to cheerleaders for the nation's schools, and governors would be put in charge of classrooms under companion bills Senate and...
25 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan planned to announce the School Emergency Response to Violence grant during a visit to the state on Friday.
95 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan had to retract a claim that some schools were already handing out "pink slips" because of the mandated spending cuts.
107 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan's striking claim that teachers were already "getting pink slips," before the sequester officially went into effect Friday, was actually the second time he had made...
112 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says teacher layoffs have already begun, but he has not backed up that claim and school administrators say no pink slips are expected before May, for the next...
113 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday announced a $15 million AmeriCorps program to help some of the nation's worst performing schools increase their graduation rates.
113 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan said 70,000 fewer children from low-income families would have access to Head Start programs.
117 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan is talking with school districts about how to free them from unworkable parts of the federal No Child Left Behind law, signaling he is open to an approach he long...
117 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he's increasingly worried that deep spending cuts will take effect on March 1, hurting the nation's students and teachers.
119 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Tuesday released his Equality and Excellence Commission's report, which is not binding but includes input from his top aides and the White House's chief...
124 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan, meanwhile, was set to tell senators on Capitol Hill that the pending budget cuts could be devastating to current students.
143 days ago
Residents from Newtown, Conn., are joining a march on Washington for gun control on Saturday with parents, pastors, survivors of gun violence and Education Secretary Arne Duncan.
152 days ago
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says it's tough to prepare students for college when they're more worried about being killed than making it to graduation.