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Teachers' union wants DoE Secretary Duncan's resignation

Delegates of the National Education Association adopted a business item July 4 at its annual convention in Denver that called for Education Secretary Arne Duncan's resignation.

Tags: Education Department , National Education Association , people

Tuesday - 07/08/2014, 03:26am EDT

AP source: Duncan to stay at education department

An Education Department official says Secretary Arne Duncan will remain in President Barack Obama's Cabinet into a second term. The official disclosed the decision Monday on the condition of anonymity because a public announcement has not been made.

Tags: Inauguration 2013 , people , education ,

Monday - 01/14/2013, 03:55pm EST

Sequestration could spur furloughs at Education

Education Secretary Arne Duncan said the furloughs would address tighter budgets caused by sequestration. He also discussed other possible effects, including reductions in contracting. Wednesday's hearing represented the first time members of Congress have closely examined the effects across-the-board spending cuts could have on civilian agencies.

Tags: education , Federal Drive , Congress , Senate , budget , sequestration , workforce , management

Thursday - 07/26/2012, 05:57am EDT

Contest would focus on teacher quality

Tags: education , Race to the Top , Congress

Wednesday - 02/15/2012, 09:31pm EST

Asian Americans get boost from White House

Several agencies have released plans to improve Asian Americans and Pacific Islander access to government jobs and services. The programs address an Executive Order requiring agencies to examine how they serve this population.

Tags: management , contracting , White House , Asian American and Pacific Islanders , Gary Locke , Kiran Ahuja , Meg Beasley

Tuesday - 01/18/2011, 03:33pm EST

Local teen gathers bikes to send to Africa

How much of a difference can a 10-year-old really make in the life of a child thousands of miles away? A pretty big one if that 10-year-old is Winston Duncan.

Tags: Africa , bicycle , Winston Duncan , Wheels to Africa ,

Saturday - 12/11/2010, 04:57pm EST

Mo.Co. Schools Superintendent Weast to step down

Montgomery County Schools Superintendent Jerry Weast has announced he will retire at the end of this school year.

Tags: Montgomery County Public Schools , Jerry Weast ,

Tuesday - 08/24/2010, 11:22am EDT
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