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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Arne Duncan
Federal education officials have approved California's plan to make way for a massive rollout of new standardized tests this spring by doing away with the assessments the state's public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999.
Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday he hopes lawmakers can come to an agreement on the state's teacher-evaluation system before the Legislature adjourns next week.
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.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he had a productive meeting with U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Sunday to discuss options to preserve the state's waiver from provisions of the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Gov. Deval Patrick is heading to Washington to participate in a two-day National Governors Association winter meeting.
Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee is heading to Washington D.C. for a gathering of the nation's governors.
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.
After meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he is even more focused on increasing opportunities for working Americans.
Arizona congressman Raul Grijalva has called for a federal investigation into automated calls made by state schools chief John Huppenthal last week.
We look into the future to tell you how John Wall, Bradley Beal, Kevin Durant and basically everyone else fares in all the NBA All-Star weekend events starting Friday in New Orleans.
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.
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.
The Rutland (Vt.) Herald, Feb. 4, 2014
Michelle Obama has a message for students considering college: File for federal financial aid.
There's been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut's Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan recently said the changes have cut the filing time to less than 30 minutes, down from more than an hour for the 2009-2010 school year.
Mr. Duncan said the guides distributed to schools "were put out by teachers, for teachers.