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U.S. Department of Education Announces New Hampshire, Hawaii, and Idaho Receive $5.2 Million to Continue Efforts to Turn Around Lowest-Performing Scho... 26 Aug 2013 | 07:56 pm

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that New Hampshire, Hawaii, and Idaho will receive approximately $5.2 million to continue efforts to turn around their persistently lowest achi...

America’s Kids Need a Better Education Law 26 Aug 2013 | 06:45 pm

This op-ed originally appeared in August 25 edition of The Washington Post.

Making College Affordable for Every American 23 Aug 2013 | 12:44 am

I’m thrilled today that President Obama is moving forward with an ambitious new plan to make college more affordable for every American. We know that higher education is more important than ever, but ...

Join a Conversation with Education Secretary Duncan and Sal Khan 22 Aug 2013 | 11:24 pm

Cross-posted from the White House Blog.

Education and Justice Departments Announce New Research Showing Prison Education Reduces Recidivism, Saves Money, Improves Employment 22 Aug 2013 | 07:46 pm

Attorney General Eric Holder and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced research findings showing that, on average, inmates who participated in correctional education programs had 43 perce...

Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Request for Pennsylvania 21 Aug 2013 | 12:18 am

The Obama Administration today approved the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for a waiver from No Child Left Behind (NCLB), in exchange for state-developed plans to prepare all students for college and ca...

Keeping Students with Disabilities Safe from Bullying 21 Aug 2013 | 12:15 am

As Secretary Duncan has noted, the Department of Education is committed to making sure that all of our young people grow up free of fear, violence, and bullying.

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on NPSAS:12 20 Aug 2013 | 06:23 pm

"The findings in the latest NPSAS report confirm the important role of federal financial aid in providing students with the opportunity to pursue higher education. Federal grants and loans help studen...

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