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Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan signs with CAA

Arne Duncan, President Obama's former secretary of education, has signed with CAA. The agency said that it "will create opportunities for Duncan across all areas, including books and speaking, as well as identify new business ventures." Duncan stepped down from his post earlier this year, having...

CAA Signs Former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

Before stepping down at the end of 2015, Duncan was one of the Obama administration’s longest-serving cabinet members. read more

CAA Signs Arne Duncan, Obama’s Longtime Education Secretary

CAA has signed Arne Duncan, who resigned at the end of last year after serving as Secretary of Educatoin since January 2009. He was one of President Obama’s longest-serving Cabinet members. During his tenure, Arne helped to secure congressional...Show More Summary

Morning Videos: Chicago Teachers Rally, Duncan Reflects, & OK UPK

Fresh off the heels of news that the public supports them more than City Hall, Chicago teachers rallied downtown. From WTTW Chicago Public Television. See also WGN TV interview of former EdSec Arne Duncan interviewed about Chicago, unfinished business, and what he might do next. Or, watch this PBS NewsHour segment on the Oklahoma universal preschool program.

Obama Ridiculed For Sluggish Moves On College Accreditation

5 days agoNews : Huffington Post

In November, following the failure of an accredited for-profit college chain that state and federal regulators had accused of mass fraud, then-Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave his top deputies a homework assignment: Find ways the...Show More Summary

EdSec: Six Years Ago, Duncan's Biggest Gaffe (& Perhaps A Turning Point)

Six years ago yesterday, Arne Duncan made what is arguably the biggest gaffe of his entire tenure, talking about Hurricane Katrina. It was a big one, no doubt, and might have represented something of a turning point in media coverage of Duncan and educators' perceptions of him. Show More Summary

TBT: Remembering The Duncan Confirmation Hearing & That New Yorker Profile

Six years ago, Arne Duncan was getting the New Yorker treatment. Seven years ago, he was going through an unusually easy confirmation process. The confirmation hearing was so boring I spent most of the time making screengrabs and lame...Show More Summary

Obama’s Education Legacy Is More of a Mixed Bag Than He'd Like To Admit

In his final State of the Union, President Barack Obama addressed an audience that included Acting Secretary of Education John King, the former New York education commissioner who took over from Arne Duncan at the start of this year....Show More Summary

We Have A New Education Secretary. Here’s Why It Matters.

John King is taking the place of Arne Duncan as education secretary. Here's what that means. The post We Have A New Education Secretary. Here’s Why It Matters. appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Arne Duncan Piles On?

What the fuck does this asshole know about police work? Departing U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan used the final address of his tenure to call for a "new deal" for youth in Chicago and the nation, but also waded into the city'sShow More Summary

Why the new education secretary is a lightning rod

A look at the home page of the U.S. Education Department confirms that Arne Duncan, education secretary for the past seven years, is officially gone and his successor, John B. King, Jr. is now in charge. But King, who joined the department in early 2015 as “senior advisor delegated duties of deputy secretary of education” […]

I’ve got to hand it to you, Arne Duncan

I’ve got to hand it to Arne Duncan. Today, Dec. 31, is his last day as U.S. education secretary, a job he’s had for seven years. There are few who would dispute that he has been most powerful education secretary in the department’s history, using federal funding and power to get most states to implement […]

Arne Duncan calls for changes to police training

Departing U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan used the final address of his tenure to call for a "new deal" for youth in Chicago and the nation, but also waded into the city's police controversy with a call for changes in law enforcement training and conduct to repair eroded trust between police...

Education Secretary: Congress Is Failing Our Children In Regard To Gun Violence

Arne Duncan spoke Wednesday about the impact of gun violence on America's youth and chastised Congress for not acting on the issue, while giving the final speech of his seven years as U.S. secretary of education. Duncan, who has been one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members, is stepping down at the end of 2015. Show More Summary

Education Secretary: Congress Is Failing Our Children In Regard To Gun Violence

last monthNews : Huffington Post

Arne Duncan spoke Wednesday about the impact of gun violence on America's youth and chastised Congress for not acting on the issue, while giving the final speech of his seven years as U.S. secretary of education. Duncan, who has been one of President Barack Obama's longest-serving Cabinet members, is stepping down at the end of 2015. Show More Summary

Arne Duncan To Speak On Youth Violence In Chicago Wednesday

Departing U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan has chosen Chicago's St. Sabina church as the location of his farewell address as he steps down from the position this week. [ more › ]

Nine questions for the Obama administration about school reform

Education Secretary Arne Duncan has only a few days left before his official exit on Dec. 31. Though his designated successor, John King, the former education commissioner of New York State, will have about a year in the job, the education legacy from this administration will be President Obama’s and Duncan’s. Mark Naison, a professor […]

OF COURSE SHE DOES: Hillary Clinton Moves Left On Education Reform. On education, former Secreta…

OF COURSE SHE DOES: Hillary Clinton Moves Left On Education Reform. On education, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was supposed to be a centrist and a pragmatist, a Democrat who, like Secretary Arne Duncan and Gov. Andrew Cuomo, acknowledged that our public school system was in dire need of reform, and that ensuring the […]

Morning Media: Duncan Talks With Former Student, Cortines Talks LAUSD

Here's the long-awaited four-minute StoryCorps audio from that conversation between Arne Duncan and former mentee Lawanda Crayton (Former U.S. Education Secretary Says Mentoring Kids Matters). You can also watch outgoing LAUSD superintendent Ramon Cortines in a recent interview.

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