AM News: Education Peeks Out On The Campaign Trail
Obama Talks Waivers, Common Core on the Campaign Trail PoliticsK12: That changed yesterday in Nevada, when Obama gave what's probably his most significant speech on the issue during the campaign, bragging about everything from the administration's plan to offer states waivers from pieces of the No Child Left Behind law to the Common Core State Standards Initiative.
Duncan addresses Baltimore County teachers Baltimore Sun: In remarks that elicited applause from 800 Baltimore County English teachers, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday that teachers should earn more and there should be more focus on educating the whole child. Duncan addressed the ...
R.I. Education Commissioner Diagnosed with Brain Tumor State EdWatch: Rhode Island Education Commissioner Deborah Gist has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and will undergo surgery in September, according to the Associated Press. She is expected to have a full recovery, but will be working a limited schedule until her operation. After her surgery, her recovery is expected to take about two months, during which time Deputy Commissioner David V. Abbott will be serving in her place.