Arne Duncan

REPORT: Inordinate Number of Suspensions Begin for Black Children as Early as Preschool

REPORT: Inordinate Number of Suspensions Begin for Black Children as Early as Preschool
The Education Department reported the continued disparities faced by minorities in the US' public schools. Suspensions and punishments for black children begin at the earliest age, starting in preschool.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Education Department Changes College Loan Language to Reflect Same-Sex Marriages

Education Department Changes College Loan Language to Reflect Same-Sex Marriages
Students in same-sex marriages will be treated the same as their straight married classmates when it comes to federal college loan applications, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Friday in a shift that reflects this year's Supreme Court ruling that broadened gay rights.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: 

Kind of Blue: Why Red State Beacon ALEC Was Right at Home in 'Liberal' Chicago

Kind of Blue: Why Red State Beacon ALEC Was Right at Home in 'Liberal' Chicago
ALEC has provided conservative state legislators with some of the most odious legislation over the past few decades — from Wisconsin's treatment of public union employees to Florida's "Stand your Ground" law. Liberals, progressives, and those who identify themselves as Democrats are comfortable with assigning these policies to those crazy crackpot Republicans, but the truth shows that many of ALEC's policies were perfected in the blue-bathed light of Chicago.
origin Author: 
origin Blog: