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  • If President Obama wants to achieve his goal of returning the United States to its former place atop all countries in higher education attainment by 2020, he is going to need the help of for-profit universities like the University of Phoenix, Kaplan, Corinthian and DeVry, as his own Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, said recently.

    Michael Horn: In Education, For-Profit Gets a Bad Rep

  • An unidentified hedge fund manager (though according to Mr. Eisman, not him) hired Johnette McConnell Early to encourage federal regulation of for-profit education by sending Education Secretary Arne Duncan a letter signed by 19 executives of homeless shelters and service agencies expressing the concern that "for-profit trade schools and career colleges are systematically preying upon our clients," and pledging support for tighter regulation.

    Melanie Sloan: For-Profit Education: Will We Ever Learn?

  • In education circles, however, there's no hotter topic than who is going to be the next Secretary of Education -- and if it's going to be Linda Darling-Hammond, a Stanford professor known for her focus on teacher quality and her early opposition to the popular teacher recruitment program called Teach For America.

    Alexander Russo: Uncertainty Over Obama Education Adviser

  • Duncan, a basketball buddy of Obama's, has been called a "budding hero in the education business" by Bush's former Education secretary, Rod Paige.

    Archive 2008-12-01

  • But in terms of reforming education, the nation's public schools, can this president-elect and the incoming Education secretary do it without antagonizing and going to war, at times, with the teachers 'unions?

    CNN Transcript Dec 16, 2008

  • "We want to bring back the manpower into the country to offer expertise on a short-term basis in fields like medicine, mining, education, engineering and others," said Education secretary

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Cabinet has approved a plan for the transformation of higher education that will leave no institution untouched, Education

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Danish government had committed R30 million to environmental education in South Africa over the next three years, Education

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This initiative provides resources for stepped-up civil rights enforcement, education and outreach at the Departments of Justice, Education, Health and Human Services, Labor, and Housing and Urban Development.

    Fact Sheet On Passing An Education Budget And Key Proposals

  • My great partner in our efforts to improve education is the Secretary of Education, Dick Riley.

    Remarks By The President At Forest Knolls Elementary


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