Did Obama and Duncan really hear what four teachers told them?

Four teachers from high-poverty schools recently told Obama and Duncan over lunch about problems they are encountering in their profession. Were they actually heard?

Arne Duncan on Sterling: ‘I don’t think he has a place in the NBA’ if allegations true

Unprompted, the education secretary then commented on Redskins’ owner Dan Snyder.

Arne Duncan can keep his cynical NCLB waiver — Washington school board member

‘It’s not that I don’t understand your NCLB numbers or metrics. I work in the Business Intelligence group at Microsoft, part of the Cloud + Enterprise Division, so data and analytics is what I do. And I’ve done the analysis. I’ve weighed the cost of your revoked waiver and considered its benefits, and the conclusion is clear: it’s not worth it.’

Arne Duncan’s reaction to new research slamming teacher evaluation method he favors

Has research slamming “value-added measures” affected the education secretary’s views in any way?

Arne Duncan brings hammer down on Washington state, pulling its ‘No Child’ waiver

State loses its No Child Left Behind waiver because it didn’t do what Arne Duncan wanted.

Duncan to play in celebrity basketball game

Education Secretary Arne Duncan, a former NCAA basketball player, hopes for an MVP award at this weekend’s NBA All-Star game festivities, when he’ll play with other celebrities.

Arne Duncan dismisses critics: ‘Lots of drama, lots of noise’

An award-winning principal explains why she thinks the state should ignore Duncan’s advice to stay the reform course.

Holder, Duncan asked to investigate ‘racially discriminatory’ school closings in New Orleans

Civil rights complaints are filed 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education.

Arne Duncan heads the NBA All-Star Celebrity Game class

He was MVP, with 20 points.