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Arne Duncan

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  • 5 things to know about high school graduation rates

    5 things to know about high school graduation rates
    WASHINGTON — Even as America's high school graduation rate has reached historic highs, the gains aren't consistent. Students with disabilities, low-income and minority students have failed to catch up with their peers, although some states are...
  • 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...
  • Obama administration officials visit Douglass, youth feel like their message heard

    Obama administration officials visit Douglass, youth feel like their message heard
    On Monday April 27, the scene at Frederick Douglass High School, across from Mondawmin Mall, was one of chaos and war as hundreds of students, many stranded after public transportation there had been shut down, squared off with Baltimore Police officers...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Department of Education cracks down on Illinois for lack of science exam

    Department of Education cracks down on Illinois for lack of science exam
    In the latest controversy over state exams, Illinois is in hot water with the federal government for not administrating statewide science tests this school year. Failure to give the exams is a violation of the law, according to a stern letter from the...
  • 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...