Arne Duncan http://redriverradio.org en U.S. Education Secretary to La. schools: 'Don't take the easy road' http://redriverradio.org/post/us-education-secretary-la-schools-dont-take-easy-road <p>U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says Louisiana will receive $10.1 million in&nbsp;the latest&nbsp;allocation of the&nbsp;federal School&nbsp;Improvement Grant program. Duncan is encouraging&nbsp;more than 100 failing schools across the&nbsp;state -- including&nbsp;24 in northwest and central Louisiana -- to&nbsp;dream up&nbsp;bold initiatives to turn around&nbsp;the&nbsp;schools. Fri, 18 May 2012 14:26:19 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 11429 at http://redriverradio.org U.S. Education Secretary to La. schools: 'Don't take the easy road'