Secretary of Education http://ripr.org en House Bill Would Create New Oversight for Education http://ripr.org/post/house-bill-would-create-new-oversight-education <p>A bill up for review Wednesday at the House Committee on Health, Education and Welfare would create a new position for a secretary of education in the governor's office.</p><p>The job would include overseeing and coordinating all of the state's education initiatives, from early learning to higher education.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:00:15 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 31778 at http://ripr.org Education Secretary Arne Duncan praises RI's progress http://ripr.org/post/education-secretary-arne-duncan-praises-ris-progress <p>U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan speaks with Rhode Island Public Radio’s Elisabeth Harrison about the progress the Ocean State is making in education.</p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Arne%20Duncan%20interview">news@ripr.org</a></p><p></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 12:19:02 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 10251 at http://ripr.org Education Secretary Arne Duncan praises RI's progress