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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
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
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
Georgia governor, Atlanta mayor find success by working together

...introduce each other as "my friend" and praise each other's accomplishments. The two recently joined U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to talk about the benefits of early childhood education. A few days earlier, they shared the stage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-08/georgia-governor-atlanta-mayo
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
Week in review

...Senate approved six members of his Cabinet with a single voice vote: Steven Chu, energy secretary; Arne Duncan, education secretary; Janet Napolitano, homeland security secretary; Eric Shinseki, veterans affairs secretary; Ken Salazar, interior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2009-01-25/week-review
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