Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET.Arne Duncan will step down as President Obama's education secretary in December, a White House official confirms to NPR.Obama has selected Deputy Education Secretary John B. King Jr. to replace Duncan.
After FOIA request, WBEZ publishes “secret log” kept by Arne Duncan’s administration during 2008. It shows who made requests to get kids into the city’s top schools, and where they were seeking admission.
Comedian Cayne Collier takes a look at a new investigation by the Better Government Association that reveals that the city is losing money handing out back vacation pay to employees. But according to Collier, these payouts might have a silver lining we're not looking at.
Indiana’s schools Superintendent Tony Bennett has been getting a lot of heat for his state’s aggressive move to take over five poor-performing schools in recent weeks.Even as recently as Thursday afternoon, Bennett was in Gary to once again defend the state’s decision to replace management of Roosev
President Obama and congressional leaders may be trying to cut the federal budget, but they’ve agreed to pour more than a half-billion dollars of new funds into Race to the Top, the president’s signature education program.