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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
Across Georgia

Cheating looked into, education chief saysATLANTA --- U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday he has been in contact with the department's independent investigative arm about test-cheating scandals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-07-18/across-georgia
Georgia briefs

Education secretary visits Atlanta school ATLANTA --- U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says creating national education standards is "a good idea whose time has come." Mr. Duncan spoke to a group of educators and education leaders at...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/15/met_559556.shtml
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Across the area

Education secretary OKs lower math standards U.S. Education Secretary Margaret Spellings lowered the bar Tuesday for Georgia schools concerning state math tests and the needed passing percentage a school must have to make adequate yearly progress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/04/met_460964.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver | Augusta State University | Augusta-Richmond County Commission
Across the Southeast

...New federal legislation on public school reform is high on the agenda for a meeting in Chapel Hill next week with Education Secretary Rod Paige and governors from at least seven states. The conference, which begins Sunday night, is sponsored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/30/met_361546.shtml
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Candidate's visit to schools gets canceled

...Congressional candidate David Bell thought he'd picked a perfect spot Friday to show off an endorsement by the U.S. education secretary next week. Think again. Mr. Bell's campaign invited U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley to Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/10/19/met_200054.shtml
Metro | Davidson Fine Arts Magnet School
SC gov signs stimulus request, criticizes program

...state's schools Monday, telling the U.S. education secretary he's doing so under duress and the $700 million...money will create more problems. The request to Education Secretary Arne Duncan, sent by e-mail, caps months of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/06/09/met_526931.shtml
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