Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Trend Results : Arne Duncan


Related Searches

Blog Post Results (1-20 of 1611)

FILTER RESULTS

Morning Video: Duncan Wasn't The Only One At Last Weekend's Protests

EdSec Arne Duncan may have marched for #blacklivesmatter last weekend, and his communications team may have posted a somber picture of him doing so, but AFT head Randi Weingarten gave a fiery speech to the crowd. Uploaded by AFT. Not in the mood? Morning Joe has a segment about a school taking a blind kid's cane away as punishment, replacing it with a swimming pool "noodle."

Who took that striking picture of Arne Duncan at Sharpton’s march?

Proud to march today with @TheRevAl, @MARCMORIAL & others to say #BlackLivesMatter pic.twitter.com/v9SDC5QsZW — Arne Duncan (@arneduncan) December 13, 2014 Who took that striking black-and-white picture of Education Secretary Arne Duncan at the social justice march last Saturday in Washington D.C. led by the Rev. Al Sharpton? Duncan attended as a participant and marcher, not […]

Common Core Champion NYS Education Commissioner Resigns, Takes Post in Obama Administration

Common Core champion John King has resigned his post as the New York State education commissioner to take a job as senior adviser to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan. "John is an extraordinary leader who has dedicated his life to...Show More Summary

AM News: Duncan, Educators, Students Attend Weekend Civil Rights Protests

Arne Duncan Joins Al Sharpton's Civil Rights March PK12: U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is among thousands of demonstrators who participated in a march through Washington, D.C. Saturday to focus attention on recent law enforcement...Show More Summary

What Arne Duncan’s new senior adviser did to N.Y. schools

John King is leaving his job as commissioner of New York State schools commissioner to become a senior adviser to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, with the “roles and responsibilities of the deputy secretary,” according to the Education Department, which issued a statement giving King high praise for his work in New York. Some in […]

What Arne Duncan’s new senior adviser did to N.Y. schools

John King is leaving his job as commissioner of New York State schools commissioner to become a senior adviser to U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, with the “roles and responsibilities of the deputy secretary,” according to the Education Department, which issued a statement giving King high praise for his work in New York. Some in […]

Texas Gets $30M Pre-K Consolation Prize From Feds

US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia Burwell jointly announced on Wednesday, December 10 that 18 states were awarded preschool development and expansion grants totaling more thanShow More Summary

Embattled NY education commissioner quitting to become top adviser to Arne Duncan

For months parents and education advocates have been calling for the resignation of New York State Education Commissioner John King. They got their wish. King is leaving his job and moving to Washington, to manage the U.S. Education Department’s operations as a senior adviser to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, according to a spokesman in the […]

Senate Democrats Urge U.S. to Tear Up Corinthian Students’ Loans

Thirteen Senate Democrats are pushing Education Secretary Arne Duncan to wipe out federal loans given to students who enrolled in Corinthian Colleges.

What Arne Duncan says vs. what Arne Duncan does

For the past six years, Education Secretary Arne Duncan has pressured states to use standardized test scores of students to evaluate their teachers. He has liked the idea so much that he made it a condition for states who want certain pots of federal funds as well as federal relief from the worst mandates of […]

Only 2 of 15 original cabinet secretaries of the Obama administration remain

For those who haven't been keeping track, scandal, charges of incompetency, and sudden resignations will soon leave Education Secretary Arne Duncan and Agriculture Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack as the only two remaining secretaries who have been in the Obama administration since his inauguration in 2009. Show More Summary

U.S. proposes new guidelines on teacher education programs

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday announced new guidelines to improve the preparation of the nation's teaching ranks that will require states to rate the performance of training programs and shift federal funding to those that receive high marks.

Federal Plans to Suck Remaing Air from Teacher Education Classrooms

Last summer corporate lackey, Arne Duncan, acknowledged that "testing issues today are sucking the oxygen out of the room in a lot of schools." In order to make his statement truer still, Gates and the USDOE just announced a 60 day comment period on a plan to use K-12 student test scores to grade teacher preparation programs. Show More Summary

Education Secretary Arne Duncan’s communications chief leaving for Teach For America

Education Secretary Arne Duncan is losing his second communications chief in two years. Massie Ritsch, the acting assistant secretary for communications and outreach, is leaving his job to take a new position at Teach For America..@ED_Outreach news: I will join @TeachForAmerica as civilian @MassieRitsch in January. Similar job. New challenges. Vital work. Long title. — […]

Video: While Away The Afternoon WIth Khan, Hastings, & Williams, Vanity Fair-Style

Here's a half-hour talk with Sal Khan, Reed Hastings, and Jane Williams - plus a link to the Annie Liebovitz Vanity Fair portrait of Khan and a profile by EdSec Arne Duncan.

Obama’s Sec. of Education Says Taxpayer Funded Pre-School is a Civil Right

Obama’s Secretary of Education, Chicago operative Arne Duncan, is hoping to make taxpayer funded, universal pre-school a “civil right.” During comments made in Los Angeles at the LA Universal Preschool forum on Oct. 21, Chicago hack Arne Duncan said that universal pre-school was a “social movement” that was “just like” the civil rights movement. Show More Summary

Eleven civil rights groups urge Obama to drop test-based K-12 ‘accountability’ system

Eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and congressional leaders saying that the current standardized test-based “accountability system” for K-12 education ignores...Show More Summary

Eleven civil rights groups urge Obama to drop test-based K-12 ‘accountability’ system

Eleven national civil rights groups sent a letter Tuesday to President Obama, Education Secretary Arne Duncan and congressional leaders saying that the current standardized test-based “accountability system” for K-12 education ignores...Show More Summary

Arne Duncan Blows Standardized Smoke

As soon as CCSSO and CGCS announced their non-plan to provide PR coverage for the high stakes test-and-punish status quo, Arne Duncan was there to throw his tooter on the bandwagon. On top of an official word salad on the subject, Arne popped up in the Washington Post. Show More Summary

Does Arne Duncan think ‘suburban moms’ are a gullible bunch?

As pushback around the country grows against the standardized testing agenda of school reformers, the Council of Chief State School Officers and the Council of Great City Schools  recently put out a statement saying that it was time to rethink the amount of standardized testing kids are forced to take in public schools. Then Education […]

Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC