The nation’s largest teachers’ union wants Education Secretary Arne Duncan to quit.
President Barack Obama and his education secretary, Arne Duncan, had lunch Tuesday at an Alexandria, Virginia, neighborhood known for its good restaurants.
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.
Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading, according to test results released Tuesday.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan says District of Columbia school officials deserve credit for big leaps in scores on the Nation’s Report Card.
Three more states have received permission to ignore parts of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.
President Barack Obama declared Monday on his first trip outside Washington to promote gun control that a consensus is emerging for universal background checks for purchasers, though he conceded a tough road lay ahead to pass an assault weapons ban over formidable opposition in Congress.
The nation’s schools chief says more needs to be done to make sure children live long enough to attend college. He is joining more than 350 university presidents in urging Congress to take action to protect students from gun violence.
Too many students worry more about being killed by a gun than learning in the classroom, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said on Thursday, as he cautioned that firearms alone do not make schools safer.
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is urging colleges and universities to adopt an easy-to-understand financial aid form to help students make smarter decisions on where to study, how to pay and determine what they’ll owe.