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.
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
Texas Wins NCLB Waiver After Making Big Changes to Plan Politics K12: Texas was granted only a one-year waiver by Education Secretary Arne Duncan because it hasn't finalized guidelines around its teacher-evaluation system. The state... Read Post