Arne Duncan

(Source: www.broadprize.org/)

Orlando Shares Win Of Prized Educational Award

For the first time in its 12-year history, the Broad Prize for Urban Education has been split between two districts.

09/22/2014

Trading tales from the field with Fl teacher of the year and national finalist Dorina Sackman.  (Source: Twitter/Alberto Carvalho)

Supt. Carvalho Recognized At White House Ceremony

Another big honor for Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho. On Thursday, he was recognized for his work by President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan at a White House ceremony for the National Teacher of the Year announcement.

05/01/2014

(Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Crowd Wowed At All-Star Celeb Game

Usain Bolt joined the East team in the All-Star celebrity game to have a little fun.

02/17/2013

(AP)

Students Rally Against College Tuition Increases

Scores of students from Florida’s 11 public universities rallied in front of the old Capitol building in Tallahassee urging lawmakers to stop annual tuition increases.

01/26/2012

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U.S. Education Secretary To Hold Town Hall In Pembroke Pines

U.S. Education Commissioner Arne Duncan will meet with South Florida high school students, parents and local officials on Thursday to talk about the Obama administrations efforts to make college more affordable.

CBS4–01/26/2012

(AP)

Report: Florida Has “Significant Issues” Implementing Race To The Top

Florida is one of three states named in a new report as having “significant issues” meeting plans for Race to the Top school grant money.

CBS4–01/10/2012

NCAA Basketball

NCAA Urged To Change Tourney Qualifications

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has thrown his weight behind a Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics call to change the eligibility requirements and revenue distribution system for NCAA basketball postseason play.

CBS4–03/17/2011

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