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Arne Duncan Education

Duncan Funnels Millions To College Board

Peter Greene | Posted 10.18.2014 | Education
Peter Greene

What do low-income students get out of this? A chance to take an AP test. Not, mind you, more resources to get ready for it, nor do they get help with actually going to a college after taking the test (which may or may not give them any help once they get in).

Shahien Nasiripour

Arne Duncan Signals Worry Over Student Debt Levels

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday expressed concern at record student debt levels, signaling growing worry within the Obama administr...

Putting the Right Spin on Youth Education

Ed Pinckney | Posted 01.06.2013 | Impact
Ed Pinckney

More than 40 years ago, before before an NCAA championship and the NBA, I was fortunate that coaches, teachers and family formed a support network around me. TopSpin and other programs like it are helping to ensure that support now exists where it's most needed.

Ditch the Textbooks, Head to a National Park

Susan Smartt | Posted 05.01.2012 | Education
Susan Smartt

Working together, we can create solutions that will improve the quality of environmental education, expand its reach, embrace diverse communities and influence our society to care for and protect the natural world.

U.S. Secretary Of Education Schools Celebs At Hoops

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.24.2012 | Sports

On a night when Jeremy Lin was expected to be the star, it was another Harvard hoopster that stole the spotlight. During the 2012 NBA All-Star Celebri...

Fighting The 'Slow Motion Train Wreck' Of U.S. Schools

AP | By DORIE TURNER | Posted 08.11.2011 | Education

-- Frustrated by what he called a "slow motion train wreck" for U.S. schools, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said he will give schools relief from f...