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DeVos travels the country on her private jet and foots the bill

Politico - 21 Sep 2017
Arne Duncan and John B. King Jr., both Education secretaries during the Obama administration, typically flew coach, said former Education Department press secretary Dorie Nolt. They would only upgrade flights if they were affordable, she said. Duncan ...
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Group formed to ensure neighborhoods boosted by Obama Center

Finance and Commerce - 30 Aug 2017
CHICAGO — Former U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan will head a community economic development organization created to ensure neighborhoods will benefit from the planned Obama Presidential Center. The creation of the still unnamed, 25-member ...
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Book review: 'Addicted to Reform' explains teacher shortages

NonDoc - 23 Sep 2017
Under Arne Duncan, Joel Klein and Michelle Rhee et al. and with funding by the Billionaires Boys Club, test scores became more sought after than “the holy grail.” Merrow concludes, “Test scores are [reformers'] addiction, the equivalent of crack ...
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Shaking up the school routine; Cape town starts HS classes later - 22 Sep 2017
“We'll continue to look at what our options are,” she said. The concept of later start times for teens is supported by everyone from medical experts to former U.S. Sec. of State of Education Arne Duncan, who tweeted in 2013 “Let teens sleep, start ...
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Napolitano Riffs on DeVos, Free Speech, and DACA

The Chronicle of Higher Education - 21 Sep 2017
At the same time, Ms. Napolitano suggested that the learning curve for Arne Duncan, who served as President Obama's education secretary and had led Chicago Public Schools, was "not as steep." A spokeswoman for the Education Department did not ...
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I Was A Racist Teacher And Didn't Even Know It

HuffPost - 29 Aug 2017
My boss at the time, Arne Duncan, talked often about the need for transparency in education, arguing that truth serves as an antiseptic by bringing issues into the open, into the light. He believed that we should examine ourselves and make sure that ...
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DeVos planning to scrap Obama rules on campus sexual assault

The All State - 08 Sep 2017
Former Education Secretary Arne Duncan said in a statement that the Trump administration is “once again choosing politics over students, and students will pay the price.” Leaders of some colleges issued swift statements saying they'll continue to ...
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How to save the Rust Belt

Politico - 06 Sep 2017
It didn't matter whether the state seeking the grant was red or blue, every submission was judged on its merits—a testament to Arne Duncan, who was secretary of education at the time. Winners were determined by an independent, nonpolitical board of ...
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How Should the Problem of Sexual Assault on Campuses Be Addressed?

New York Times - 14 Sep 2017
Advocates for assault victims reacted strongly and swiftly, as did Arne Duncan, who was education secretary during most of the Obama administration. “This administration wants to take us back to the days when colleges swept sexual assault under the rug ...
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Time to Reimagine Educational Research in America

RealClearEducation - 07 Sep 2017
This time period also means that the blame falls on Arne Duncan, John King and Betsy DeVos, leaders who have neither recognized nor acted to shore up the parts of the education department that are almost universally recognized as being fundamental to ...
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Learning from John Merrow's Four Decades of Education Reporting

HuffPost - 15 Sep 2017
Under Arne Duncan, Joel Klein, and Michelle Rhee, et. all and with funding by the “Billionaires Boys Clubs,” test scores became more than “the holy grail.” Merrow concludes, “Test scores are their addiction, the equivalent of crack cocaine, oxycodone, ...
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KAPOS: Ken Griffin, David Petraeus to face off at fundraiser

Chicago Sun-Times - 04 Sep 2017
Wright joins former Education Secretary Arne Duncan in leading the economic development organization designed to make sure neighborhoods around the Obama Center complex benefit from its success. “We want to ensure that they are part of it,” Sherman ...
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Albuquerque history teacher gets a shot at national title

Albuquerque Journal - 18 Sep 2017
Past presenters at the ceremony include the Honorable Sandra Day O'Connor, Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, First Lady Laura Bush, former US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The National ...
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SWEET: My Brother's Keeper Alliance to merge with Obama Foundation

Chicago Sun-Times - 04 Sep 2017
The MBK Alliance board members include John Rogers, the chairman and CEO of Ariel Investments, who is also on the Obama Foundation board, and Arne Duncan, Obama's former Education secretary who last week was tapped to be the co-chair of the new ...

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