January 24, 2011
Today the Department of Education announced that it has selected 150 school districts from among the 245 applications it received to participate in its upcoming conference on labor-management collaboration Feb 15-16 in Denver, Colo.
September 13, 2010Thinking Beyond Silver Bullets: Remarks of Secretary Arne Duncan at the Building Blocks for Education: Whole System Reform Conference in Toronto
I am delighted to be here today and to participate in this conference. There is so much that the United States has to learn from nations with high-performing education systems. And there is much that America can share from its experience to the mutual benefit of nations confronting similar educational challenges.
November 17, 2009Duncan Hosts Meeting with Rural School Superintendents As He Continues to Seek Input on Education Reform
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met today with a group of rural school superintendents from nine states to listen and learn about their needs and to discuss ways the Education Department can be a partner in helping to find solutions to their educational challenges.