Mon., July 18, 2011 2:45pm
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says he has been in contact with the department's investigative arm about test cheating scandals in schools, including a widespread one in Atlanta.
Tue., December 28, 2010 10:38am
NPR education reporters Larry Abramson and Claudio Sanchez discuss the past year in education — and what's to come in 2011. Among stories to look out for in the new year are the political repercussions from failure to pass the DREAM act, the slow start for Race to the Top (President Obama's version of No Child Left Behind) and funding cuts in local school districts.
Tue., December 7, 2010 11:46am
The results are "an absolute wake-up call for America," Education Secretary Arne Duncan tells the Associated Press. "We have to deal with the brutal truth. We have to get much more serious about investing in education.'