Duncan Blasts Ryan Budget Plan Politics K12: Secretary of Education Arne Duncan warned lawmakers today of potentially dire ramifications if the budget blueprint put forth earlier this week by Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., were to become law. Lawsuit targets bogus online GED tests TODAY: The GED Testing Service has filed a lawsuit against what it says is a network of 13 websites that allegedly used the GED trademark to offer fake tests and diplomas.
Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that famed educator Dolores Umbridge will be heading up a new effort to create national tests based on national standards, as outlined in the recently published Blueprint for Reform... Read Post
Duncan to Florida: Tutoring Doesn't Work Politics K12: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said today he doesn't understand why Florida passed a law requiring districts to continue offering free tutoring to students in strugglin... Read Post
Harkin, Miller to Education Secretary: Set a High Bar for Waivers Politics K12: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, any day now, is supposed to announce which states will get waivers from parts of the NCLB Actt, in exchange for... Read Post