A US college degree has been the gold standard. But global economics and a crisis of confidence may be pushing the US down in rankings among top universities.
The state-by-state system leaves many students 'inadequately prepared,' Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday at a Monitor breakfast.
One woman’s quest to see as many of the world’s birds as possible.
His pick for Education secretary, Chicago's Arne Duncan, faces a divide among Democrats.
No Child Left Behind Act could be overhauled by a new president and Congress next year.