11/21/13 09:15 AM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan reflected on his recent comment about “white suburban moms” opposing educational reforms on Thursday’s Morning Joe. “My wording was clumsy and I apologize for it,” he said. “My message was very, very simple: When you raise standards, that’s a...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/19/13 08:26 AM
Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Monday apologized for a remark about “white suburban moms” opposing new academic standards being pushed by the Obama administration.
11/18/13 09:16 AM
The U.S. Department of Education says it has been working to help borrowers who are struggling under the weight of crushing student loan debt. But as Washington focuses on reducing annual federal budget deficits, the huge profits off those same borrowers may prove too alluring for Education...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 09:44 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Of the many John F. Kennedy statements often repeated by both Democrats and Republicans, his declaration that "victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan" seemed apt for the release last week of national test scores showing solid gains by Indiana students.
11/07/13 12:12 PM
Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading, but even with record scores, it's too early to celebrate.
By Trenton Daniel | 11/06/13 09:28 AM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A senior U.S. official visiting Haiti called Tuesday for greater transparency to improve the quality of education in the Caribbean country's long-struggling classrooms.
By Susan Crabtree | 12/06/13
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