Arne Duncan

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Feds Grant Texas No Child Left Behind Waiver

The U.S. Education Department on Monday excused Texas from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, granting the state a reprieve from some of the standardized testing-based accountability standards it helped pioneer.

09/30/2013

Students work at their desks in front of the empty desk. (credit: Rabih Moghrabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Ed Secretary Takes Firsthand Look At DISD Reform

The Dallas Independent School District set out to put its best foot forward Tuesday in hopes of winning millions of dollars. The DISD is a finalist in the “Race to the Top” completion.

CBSDFW.COM–11/27/2012

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Education Secretary In Dallas As Part Of Grant Competition

Dallas Independent School District officials are playing host to an education dignitary Tuesday.

11/27/2012