Duncan Appoints College Access Assistant

March 30, 2009 | Blog

Alexander Russo reports on This Week in Education (“USDE: “Another Windy City Pick For Duncan”) that Greg Darnieder, former head…

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Duncan To Sanford: "Stuff It"

March 27, 2009 | Blog

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan vowed to find a way (as reported in USA Today) to get education-related stimulus dollars…

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Measurement Is Not Destiny

March 9, 2009 | Blog

Stephen Sawchuk has written an excellent cover story (“Stimulus Bill Spurs Focus on Teachers”) in this week’s edition of Education…

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Fixing the "Duh" Stuff

March 9, 2009 | Blog

Score another one for the new U.S. Department of Education— attention to the kinds of details that unwittingly trip many…

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Obama Gets It Right

February 26, 2009 | Blog

God, I love having smart people in the administration! This morning I listened as Bob Shireman and Ceci Rouse unveiled…

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Duncan’s Team

February 21, 2009 | Blog

Linda Darling-Hammond may not be joining Team Duncan at the U.S. Department of Education (TWIE/Politics K-12), but Jo Anderson is…

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Experiments, Experiments Everywhere!

February 17, 2009 | Blog

As you know, the only serious education research going on these days involves randomly assigning kids or classrooms to interventions….

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Yeah it’s Arne Duncan!

December 16, 2008 | Blog

Here are a few good reasons to be psyched: (1) Chicago Public Schools has a Department of Postsecondary Education. Yes,…

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Duncan It Is

December 16, 2008 | Blog

The Chicago Sun-Times reports that President-Elect Barack Obama will announce Chicago Public Schools Superintendent Arne Duncan as his Education Secretary…

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Ed Secretary Watch

December 11, 2008 | Blog

Does Fordham‘s Flypaper blog have it right: Chicago Public Schools Superintendent Arne Duncan is the leading candidate to be Obama’s…

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