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Arne Duncan

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  • U.S. Cabinet secretaries visit Douglass High School

    U.S. Cabinet secretaries visit Douglass High School
    U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Education Secretary Arne Duncan spent Wednesday afternoon at Frederick Douglass High School, where they discussed financial literacy and heard students' concerns about the lack of jobs and opportunities in Baltimore....
  • Key Obama cabinet members to visit Baltimore amid riot recovery

    Key Obama cabinet members to visit Baltimore amid riot recovery
    WASHINGTON -- Labor Secretary Tom Perez and Education Secretary Arne Duncan will visit Baltimore on Wednesday to announce new federal funding for neglected communities, the latest effort by the Obama administration to engage with the city following last...
  • New standardized tests bring technical challenges, concern

    Call this the year of the test. Or, at least the year of standardized test mania. Standardized test season in K-12 classrooms has been dominated in some states by widespread technical problems or by parents allowing their children to opt out. But testing...
  • Two from Naperville named Presidential Scholars

    Two Naperville residents are only students from Illinois recognized this year as U.S. Presidential Scholars. Siqi Liu of Naperville Central High School and Joseph A Popelka of Benet Academy in Lisle are among the 141 high school seniors honored by the...
  • 3 students from Northern Va. named US Presidential Scholars

    Three students from Northern Virginia are being recognized nationally for achievements in academics or the arts. Malik S. Jabati, Kevin J. Broom II and Anna V. Venetianer have been named U.S. Presidential Scholars. They are among 141 high school...
  • U.S. asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students

    U.S. asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is calling on the federal government to forgive student loan debt for thousands of students who enrolled at schools run by Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. Harris and eight other attorneys general,...
  • U.S. is asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students

    U.S. is asked to forgive debt of Corinthian Colleges students
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris is calling on the federal government to forgive student loan debt for thousands of students who enrolled at schools run by Santa Ana-based Corinthian Colleges Inc. Harris and eight other attorneys general sent a...
  • Frustration and reflection for Frederick Douglass High School

    Frustration and reflection for Frederick Douglass High School
    Baltimore city schools CEO Gregory Thornton welcomed students back to Frederick Douglass High School on Wednesday, two days after the school was thrust into a national spotlight when some of its students engaged in a violent exchange with city police....
  • Prime reserves

    Prime reserves
    Somehow, despite all its budget woes and related handwringing, the Chicago Public Schools still manages nearly every year to accumulate extra "cash reserves" to yank out of the hat and find still more "central office" employees to cut. Consider these...
  • Hartford School Gets Federal Honor For 'Green' Efforts

    Hartford School Gets Federal Honor For 'Green' Efforts
    HARTFORD — Hartford Public High School's Academy of Engineering and Green Technology has been named a U.S. Green Ribbon School, one of four schools in the state to receive the federal honor for their environmental efforts. Working with teacher...
  • Southern Lehigh leaders to attend education conference

    Southern Lehigh School District leaders will head to Providence, R.I., to participate in a Future Ready Regional Summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Education and the Alliance for Excellent Education. The summit, held April 21-22, is designed to help...