U.S. Department of Education Announces Resolution of White Plains, N.Y., Public Schools Civil Rights Investigation
Second International Summit Spotlights Examples for Improving School Leader and Teacher Preparation and Development
Education leaders from 23 high-performing and rapidly-improving countries and regions worldwide convened in New York City yesterday and today, at the second International Summit on the Teaching Profession, to share common challenges and best practices for training and supporting teachers and school leaders.
U.S. Department of Education Awards $49 Million in Charter School Grants to Florida and New York to Increase Public School Options
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced the award of two charter school grants, totaling $49 million, to increase public school options in Florida and New York.
Department Officials Meet with New York Representatives to Learn about Progress Made in Implementing Race to the Top Plan
A team of leaders from the U.S. Department of Education’s Implementation and Support Unit (ISU) met with representatives from New York’s Race to the Top team in Albany today for an on-site program review.
Statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan On New York Education Reforms and the Selection of John King as State Chief
Following is a statement by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on New York's education reforms and the appointment of John King as state education commissioner.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced that New York will receive $41.3 million to continue the work of turning around its persistently lowest-achieving schools through the Education Department's School Improvement Grants (SIG) program.
Education and International Competition: The Win-Win Game. Secretary Duncan's Remarks to the Council on Foreign Relations, New York City
It's great to be back before the Council on Foreign Relations. I am looking forward to a spirited discussion with your members.
I want to talk briefly today about my article in the forthcoming Foreign Affairs on education and international competitiveness, and then turn over the discussion to my good friend and moderator, New York's chancellor Joel Klein.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan Announces $27 Million for Three Ready-to-Learn Television Program Grants
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan today announced three awards totaling $27 million for projects to improve educational opportunities for young learners through innovative technology. Grants will be used to develop and deliver high-quality, age-appropriate, educational content to increase the early literacy and mathematics skills of young children age two through eight years old.