March 14, 2011
Two years ago, I came to Washington with one goal-- to give every single child in America the very best education possible.
While I was optimistic about what we could accomplish, I never imagined we would be where we are today.
Over the last two years, we have seen more change in our education system than we've seen over the past two decades.
March 14, 2011
U.S. Assistant Secretary for Education Dr. Alexa Posny will provide keynote remarks at the Delaware Statewide Inclusion Conference Tuesday, March 15 in Dover, Del. Posny will discuss the Department’s proposed Elementary and Secondary Education Act reauthorization plan and how it impacts children and youth with disabilities.
March 8, 2011Education Secretary to Discuss Fixing No Child Left Behind with House Education and Workforce Committee
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will highlight the need to fix No Child Left Behind during his testimony before the full House Education and Workforce Committee on Wednesday, March 9, at 2 p.m. The hearing, “The Budget and Policy Proposals of the U.S. Department of Education,” will be held in room 2175 of the Rayburn House Office Building.
January 27, 2011
Assistant Secretary Alexa Posny will discuss the need for coordinated teacher recruitment, preparation and evaluation across general and special education programs as part of remarks to the Higher Education Consortium for Special Education (HECSE) Friday at the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center.
July 14, 2010Equity and Education Reform: Secretary Arne Duncan's Remarks at the Annual Meeting of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Good morning. And thank you.
President Obama often says that the story of the civil rights movement was written in the classroom -- and for some time now, I have been saying that education is the civil rights issue of our generation.
July 14, 2010Duncan Calls for Greater Community Input in Turning Around Low-Performing Schools in Remarks To NAACP
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Parent and community input and engagement will be a required step as school districts implement models to reform and improve low-performing schools, according to the Obama administration's plans for reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
March 17, 2010Secretary Arne Duncan's Testimony Before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee and the House Education and Labor Committee on the Obama Administration's Blueprint for Reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)
Thank you Chairman Harkin, Senator Enzi, and members of the committee. It's an honor to be here today.
March 15, 2010Obama Administration's Education Reform Plan Emphasizes Flexibility, Resources and Accountability for Results
The Obama administration's blueprint to overhaul the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) will support state and local efforts to help ensure that all students graduate prepared for college and a career.