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Mcdowell County

Lessons From Arne Duncan's Back-to-School Bus Tour

Martin J. Blank | Posted 11.21.2012 | Education
Martin J. Blank

As Secretary Arne Duncan travels the country on his Back-to-School bus tour, he has refocused his attention on the community schools strategy as a vehicle for implementing a Broader Bolder Approach to Education.

Restoring Hope to McDowell County

Randi Weingarten | Posted 08.15.2012 | Education
Randi Weingarten

In America, a great public education is our primary opportunity agent for a better future. Yet as our economic struggles have reminded us, educational opportunity and economic prospects are inextricably linked.

Huge Initiative Targets Some Of Nation's Lowest-Performing Schools

AP | By LAWRENCE MESSINA | Posted 01.17.2012 | Education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A coalition that includes a Fortune 500 company, labor unions and nonprofit foundations outlined plans Thursday to spend the next...