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Arne Duncan

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  • Acclaimed Fenger High principal and 'Chicagoland' star to leave CPS in July

    Acclaimed Fenger High principal and 'Chicagoland' star to leave CPS in July
    Chicago Public Schools Principal Elizabeth Dozier — who has led Christian Fenger Academy High School in Roseland since 2009 — will leave the school district in July, officials said Thursday. Dozier did not immediately provide CPS with a...
  • Predatory college: Student loans for Corinthian rate forgiveness

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday, June 11: Students who amassed more than $744 million in debt while attending a now defunct college accused of predatory practices may be able to have their loans forgiven...
  • Everest University students may get debt relief in Corinthian plan

    Everest University students may get debt relief in Corinthian plan
    Students of the former Everest University in Pompano Beach could be eligible for student loan relief if they can prove the college defrauded them into the debt. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan promised relief Monday for tens of thousands of students...
  • Gov't plan to help more students erase debt raises questions

    A government plan to wipe out loans for many of the students who attended the now-disgraced for-profit Corinthian Colleges raises serious questions about whether the White House or Congress should have done more to prevent the debacle. Education...
  • More Corinthian Colleges students' federal loan debt to be erased

    More Corinthian Colleges students' federal loan debt to be erased
    The U.S. Department of Education on Monday announced a series of debt relief measures that could assist tens of thousands of students affected by the collapse of Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. The provisions could allow many more students to...
  • Gov't makes it easier for Corinthian students to erase debt

    The federal government will make it easier for more students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges to get rid of their federal loans, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost as much as $3.6 billion. Corinthian...
  • High School Juniors Could Get Relief From State Test

    High School Juniors Could Get Relief From State Test
    HARTFORD — Test-burdened high school juniors may be relieved of a controversial state standardized test next spring if legislators move forward with a proposal that is expected to be announced soon. Sen. Gayle Slossberg, D-Milford, has been...
  • Gov't to erase debt for more Corinthian students

    Gov't to erase debt for more Corinthian students
    The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost as much as $3.6 billion. Corinthian Colleges was one of the largest...
  • Gov't plans to erase student debt for Corinthian students

    Gov't plans to erase student debt for Corinthian students
    The federal government will erase much of the debt of students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost taxpayers as much as $3.6 billion. Corinthian Colleges was one of the...
  • Legislators At Work On Proposal That Could Exempt High School Juniors From SBAC Test Next Year

    Legislators At Work On Proposal That Could Exempt High School Juniors From SBAC Test Next  Year
    Next year's high school juniors may not have to take the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium test next year if a move afoot among legislators is successful. Sen. Gayle Slossberg D-Milford has been working on an effort that could result in legislation...
  • White House point man on Freddie Gray has deep ties to Baltimore

    White House point man on Freddie Gray has deep ties to Baltimore
    Broderick Johnson recalls seeing the looters and the buildings on fire as he and his parents drove through Baltimore in the days following the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. "They were searing images you can't forget," Johnson, who was 11...