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John King takes over next month as U.S. education secretary

By Caitlin Emma | Politico Morning Education John King, who takes the reins from Education Secretary Arne Duncan next month, has a huge to-do list — and not a lot of time. Obviously, he’ll spend a good chunk of the … Continue reading

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Five things to know about the new U.S. Education Secretary

Source: U.S. News & World Report Last week, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan shocked the education world and announced he’ll be resigning in December. Riding out the rest of the Obama administration as acting secretary will be John King, … Continue reading

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U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan to step down at end of year

Source: The Washington Post U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan plans to step down from his cabinet position by the end of the year, leaving the Obama Administration more than a year before the president’s term will end, according to a … Continue reading

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MSBA, school leaders discuss NCLB reauthorization with U.S. Rep. John Kline

Minnesota Congressman John Kline — chairman of the U.S. Education and the Workforce Committee — hosted a round table discussion Friday, August 24, in Burnsville to hear questions and concerns from key education leaders regarding the U.S. Congress’ efforts to … Continue reading

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U.S. Department of Education approves ESEA flexibility renewal for Minnesota, four other states

Source: U.S. Department of Education The U.S. Department of Education announced today that Kentucky, Minnesota, New Mexico, North Carolina and Virginia have each received a four-year renewal for flexibility from provisions of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), also known … Continue reading

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