Tag: Arne Duncan

  • Federal K-12 Arts Ed Funding on the Chopping Block Again

    Federal K-12 Arts Ed Funding on the Chopping Block Again

    In case you missed ┬áit, on September 29th, in Ed Week’s Curriculum Matters blog was this article: STEM Ed. Among Cuts Sought in Draft House Budget Plan. The House is at it again, proposing the zeroing out of K-12 arts education at the USDOE, as well as a host of other vital programs, including the…

  • Education Secretary Lands Near Knockout Blow in First Round

    Okay, maybe it’s really the second round, as the first could be viewed as the education portion of the stimulus package. I’ve read a lot about Arne Duncan being a basketball player, but hadn’t heard much about him liking to mix it up.Yesterday Duncan spoke at a press conference in Maryland where he outlined what…