U.S. Secretary of Education

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U.S. Secretary of Education

The head of the U.S. Department of Education. The secretary is responsible for establishing and implementing policies related to federal funding and other assistance for education. He/she is also charged with enforcing civil rights as they relate to education. The secretary is appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the Senate.
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In order to ensure that all students no matter their zip code have access to high-quality learning resources, we are encouraging districts and states to move away from traditional textbooks and toward freely accessible, openly-licensed materials, U.
Donna Campbell, R-New Braunfels, Families Empowered Executive Director Colleen Dippel, Grand Prairie Independent School District Superintendent Susan Simpson Hull, former U.
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Consulate in Calgary, Canada, showcased the traditions of Canada's Stoney Nakoda people during a March visit to the area by U.
I think we can generally agree that standardized tests don't have a good reputation today--and that some of the criticism is merited," said U.
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Department of Education, Office of the White House Initiative on HBCUs, as well as the initiatives led by its Acting Executive Director Joel Harrell and U.
When a school continues to perform in the bottom 5% and isn't showing signs of progress or has graduation rates below 60% over a number of years, something dramatic needs to be done," said Arne Duncan, U.
Department of Education, dated July 29, said: "America should radically transform the way that teachers are recruited, assigned, evaluated and compensated in order to recognize and reward its great veteran teachers, attract top students into the field, and make America more competitive, said U.
Students who enter college should be ready for college-level work, and it's the job of high schools and middle schools to prepare them for it," said U.
Mayor Anthony Williams, Superintendent of Schools Arlene Ackerman, U.
Taylor presently serves on the Board of Trustees for Amherst College, the Board of Councilors for the University of Southern California's Rossier School of Education, and as an appointee by U.
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