Arne Duncan

Education Secretary Urges Balanced Budget Cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is urging Congress to avoid across-the-board cuts that he says would harm the Education Department’s ability to provide for the neediest students in the next school year. Duncan tells a Senate appropriations panel that steep cuts &#x…
Wyo. Getting $1.1M To Help Low-Achieving Schools
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says Wyoming will receive $1.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools. The money comes from the Education Department’s School Improvement Grants program. The funds are part of $535 million provided …
Duncan Visits “Green Schools” Summit In Denver
DENVER (AP) — U.S. Education Arne Duncan Secretary is visiting Colorado. He attended a town hall meeting on education reform with about 200 teachers, students and parents on Tuesday in Denver. Duncan is also set to speak about the administration’s new Green Ribbon Schools Program at a …