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On November 26, Secretary Duncan answered questions about teacher evaluation and student achievement, and rewarding excellence.
Student school board members from 14 states asked questions and offered their views on education in a conference call with Secretary Duncan. Continue reading
Jami Burns and Allison Nys are carrying on the tradition of good teaching in rural Montana schools. Continue reading
How did a Teaching Ambassador Fellow at ED find his path to teaching? Read his story, or watch the video. Continue reading
Secretary Duncan thanked grantmakers for supporting the Investing in Innovation Fund (i3) and Promise Neighborhoods and encouraged them to help states and districts maintain the momentum. Continue reading
Teaching Ambassador Fellow Tracey Van Dusen incorporated the President’s back-to-school speech into a lesson on federal education policy.
Secretary Duncan joined Arkansas state leaders to applaud Central High School’s achievements since a half century ago when 9 African American teenagers were stopped as they tried to enter the all-white school. Continue reading
Over the next two weeks Secretary Duncan will visit schools that are facing challenges head-on — and demonstrating success. Continue reading
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Secretary Duncan previewed President Obama’s higher education speech in a conference call with reporters. Listen to the call. Continue reading
Here are five things you need to know before heading back to college. Continue reading