Arne Duncan

Gov. John Hickenlooper with Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and DPS Superintendent Tom Boasberg (credit: CBS)

U.S. Secretary Of Education Visits Denver School After Improved Performance

The U.S. Secretary of Education visited an elementary school in Denver after it showed significant improvement.


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Education Secretary Visiting Colorado Schools

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Colorado schools to discuss excellence in education and leadership skills.


Colorado State Capitol (credit: CBS)

Despite Safety Emphasis, School Shootings Continue

There’s been no real reduction in the number of U.S. school shootings despite increased security put in place after the rampage at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in December 2012.


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Will Longer School Year Help Or Hurt US Students?

Did your kids moan that winter break was way too short as you got them ready for the first day back in school? They might get their wish of more holiday time off under proposals catching on around the country to lengthen the school year.


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5,000 Public School Students In Colorado To Spend More Hours At School

Colorado is one of five states where a group of students will soon start spending more time in class, as a program looks at what adding 300 hours to the school year would mean in terms of learning.


Education Secretary Arne Duncan having lunch with Lowry Elementary students (credit: CBS)

Cabinet Members In Colorado To Promote Healthy Food

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Education Secretary Arne Duncan are in Colorado to promote healthy food.


U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan in Denver on Feb. 28, 2012. (credit: CBS)

Secretary Duncan Praises Colorado School Reform

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan says community members should hold his department accountable for being a good partner.



Colorado Among 1st States Seeking Education Waiver

Colorado is among the first states asking for federal permission to overhaul how it measures student achievement under the federal No Child Left Behind law.


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Colorado To Seek Waiver Of No Child Left Behind

Colorado will join other states seeking a waiver from parts of the highly criticized federal No Child Left Behind law, the Colorado Board of Education decided Wednesday.


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Colorado Receives $6M To Turn Around Lowest-Achieving Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced that Colorado will receive $6 million to turn around its lowest-achieving schools. The grant is made possible through the School Improvement Grants program.


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