Education : NPR
Some colleges give big discounts based on family income. Some don't. Play with Planet Money's interactive graphic to see the average price families pay at 1,550 four-year colleges.
To the three Rs, the schools in the nation's capital have added a fourth: Riding. Bicycles, that is.
John King Jr. is Arne Duncan's deputy and was New York's education commissioner before heading to Washington. Like the man he's replacing, he's no stranger to controversy.
A list of the major benchmarks of Arne Duncan's seven years in the Obama Administration — and what they mean for what's coming next.
After nearly seven years in office, Duncan bows out, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of achievement and controversy.
- Arne Duncan Stepping Down As Education Secretary |
- Admitting Dropouts Were Miscounted, Chicago Lowers Graduation Rates |
- Ruling In Compton Schools Case: Trauma Could Cause Disability |
- Brains At Play: What Do We Know? |
- They Had A Million-Dollar Idea About Better Day Care In Urban Slums |
- The Big New Effort To Revamp College Admissions — Will It Work? |
- In Houston's Gifted Program, Critics Say Blacks And Latinos Are Overlooked |
- The Tennessee Pre-K Debate: Spinach Vs. Easter Grass |
- $50,000 In Student Loans? You Probably Don't Think College Was Worth It |
- Who Are The 'Gifted And Talented' And What Do They Need? |