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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
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
Metro
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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Bilingual nonsense

...who claim -- falsely -- to speak for them. Despite the administration's position -- spelled out recently by Education Secretary Richard Riley -- polls have shown for months the measure will pass with up to 70 percent of the vote. Included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/11/op_227918.shtml
Opinion columns
Literacy and character

...nations even though they spend more class time on the subjects and usually are assigned more homework. U.S. Education Secretary Dick Riley dismisses the results, snorting that "If we see the news in the report as simply a horse-race story...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1996/11/22/edi_200817.shtml
Editorials