Tag: Arne Duncan and school choice

Arne Duncan: We’ve reached a critical phase in education reform

The next few years are critical for education reform, with the implementation of higher standards likely to put tremendous pressure on political leaders to abandon course, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday. “The idea of implementing higher standards, the adoption in 46 states of higher standards, is clearly a[Read More…]

With education reform, we can walk and chew gum at the same time

If there were any doubt that Democratic presidential politics drove the Obama administration’s decision Monday to keep D.C. Opportunity Scholarships alive another year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan removed it with his tortured statement by way of public explanation. “The President and I are committed to ensuring that the education of[Read More…]