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Arne Duncan And The State Of College Debt

Dakota Student | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On Thursday, February 4, the Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, held a conference call with college journalists to discuss President Obama's plans f...

Education Secretary: Furor Over Obama Speech 'Silly' (VIDEO)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan says the furor surrounding President Barack Obama's speech this week to the nation's school children is ...

Obama's Awful Education Plan

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

What is the Obama administration now doing? Its $4.3 billion will be used to promote privatization of public education and insist that states use the same pathetic tests.

Obama and Education Reform

Bill Ayers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Ayers

Obama is not a monarch -- Arne Duncan is not education czar -- and we are not his subjects. Educators, students, and citizens must press now for an education worthy of a democracy.

Arne Duncan's Task: Keep Spotlight on Education

Lorraine Forte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Lorraine Forte

Focusing on what works for kids ought to come first, no matter which end of the political spectrum the idea comes from. This should remain the cornerstone of Duncan's decision-making.

Obama Education Secretary Arne Duncan's Track Record: Lofty Goals, Mixed Results

Catalyst Chicago | Sarah Karp and John Meyers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In his seven years as CEO of Chicago Public Schools, Arne Duncan has taken on a host of urban education policy challenges to varying degrees of succes...

Potential Obama Pick Arne Duncan Visits Washington

AP | LIBBY QUAID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

WASHINGTON — A potential education secretary, Chicago schools chief Arne Duncan, visited the Education Department Thursday morning on what he sa...