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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Arne Duncan
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says a stabbing spree at a Pennsylvania high school is a tragedy and serves as a reminder that children and staff deserve to work and learn in a safe environment.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan applauded Delaware education officials on Wednesday for laying the foundation for comprehensive school improvement under the federal Race to the Top education reform program.
The nation's top education official is vowing to look into concerns about assessments for students attending Hawaiian-language immersion schools and how Native Hawaiian-focused charter schools are funded.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday he wasn't ready to discuss the stunning ruling on American college athletics issued while he was traveling to New Zealand.
Hawaii's public school system isn't planning to ask for more time to carry out ambitious reforms that won the state a $75 million federal grant.
Despite legislative inaction on a teacher evaluation bill, the U.S. Department of Education on Friday said Washington state's waiver from some requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind law is not dead yet.
The Obama administration is trying again to crack down on for-profit and career colleges.
The federal education chief is traveling to Massachusetts for a series of meetings on transformation of underperforming schools, career and technical education and teacher preparation programs.
Federal education officials on Friday approved California's plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring, ending a months-long dispute that put the state at risk of sacrificing $1.5 billion in federal school funding.
Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday he has reached a deal with lawmakers from both parties to revise the state's teacher evaluation system in a way that will satisfy the federal government.
In a story Feb. 20 about education policy, The Associated Press reported erroneously the day that Gov. Jay Inslee would be meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. Inslee is meeting with Duncan on Sunday, not Monday.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced a grant totaling $3.1 million to help West Virginia turn around some of its lowest-achieving schools.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has announced a grant totaling $7.6 million to help Virginia turn around some of its lowest-achieving schools.
An approaching snow storm has led to the cancellation of an appearance in Hartford by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Connecticut next week to highlight government efforts to make higher education more accessible.
"This program provides a much needed pathway for students to develop needed technical skills while also pursuing a college degree, strengthening the middle class," said U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
"I can only imagine the excitement of these high school students as they were on their way to visit a college campus, and the pride of the adults who were accompanying them," U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said in a statement. "Our young people are our greatest treasure, and this loss is heartbreaking."