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Duncan tells Baltimore crowd that colleges need to focus on student success

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says the nation’s higher education institutions aren’t meeting the needs of many students, and he cautioned educators and policymakers against putting too much focus on making college affordable. “If we limit the discussion to ...

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Maryland, 7 other states get waiver from No Child Left Behind

ATLANTA — Another eight states are gaining flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Tuesday. The Education Department has approved waivers for Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana, Maryland, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and ...

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