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Government to erase debt for Corinthian Colleges students

...for them, including by considering claims in groups wherever possible, and hold institutions accountable," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said in a statement.As an example, the department said it has already found that many programs at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-08/government-erase-debt-cori
System checks teacher-prep by graduate ability

...said.Many teachers knew their subjects but couldn't teach, she said.The person behind the change is U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan, who insisted that states applying for the Race to the Top grants change the way colleges are measured...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-25/system-checks-teacher-prep-gr
Starbucks clears college degree path for workers

...college."This is not about PR," he said of the cynicism he's already encountered about the program.U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan told the crowd that education has become increasingly crucial to succeed, given the disappearance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-06-16/starbucks-clears-college-d
Borrow more, repay less

...administration knows how much is even required to fund this program."We actually don't know the cost yet," Education Secretary Arne Duncan said at a White House press briefing. "We'll figure that out on the back end."How reassuring.Obama's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-12/borrow-more-repay-les
Feds probe Emory University

...spokesman Justin Anderson said Thursday. "There's always something we can learn and ways to get better."Education Secretary Arne Duncan said there had been "lots of internal debate" about whether to release the list but that he believes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-01/feds-probe-emory-university
Rotten to the core

...lobbyists and establishment-entrenched politicians from both parties ? have tried to discredit critics. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan's condescension dripped like condensation last year when he characterized opponents as mostly "white...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-23/rotten-core
Ex-governors urge citizenship test for students

...issue," said Riley, Democratic governor from 1979-1987, who also served as President Bill Clinton's U.S. education secretary.He helped launch the "South Carolina Civics Education Initiative" on Wednesday, the 227th anniversary of the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-17/ex-governors-urge-citizenship
Districts in Florida, Georgia split school prize

...first time in its 12-year history that the Broad Prize for Urban Education has gone to two districts. U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan named the winners, and the ceremony included a speech by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-09-22/districts-florida-georgia
Despite safety emphasis, school shootings continue

...lead students to tell adults about classmates who display warning signs that they could commit such violence.Education Secretary Arne Duncan told reporters Thursday that he also believes strong mental health support systems in schools are important...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-02-02/despite-safety-emphasis-s
Recap: National Election Updates

...105, 108 or so to 80-something."On the other team were childhood friends Mike Ramos and Marty Nesbitt, and Education Secretary Arne Duncan, a former captain of Harvard's basketball team.5:23: Welcome to The Augusta Chronicle's live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2012-11-06/national-elect