President Donald Trump and his administration get a political boost when Americans aren't taught to think critically, former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said.
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May 03, 2016
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Duncan's analysis and opinion pieces will appear on the Brown Center Chalkboard, the Institution's policy blog.
April 18, 2016
In a conversation with Andrew Rotherham of Bellwether Education Partners, Duncan stressed that school funding gaps between wealthy and non-wealthy schools persist despite federal law, and are quite stark.
March 17, 2016
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January 03, 2016
The new acting secretary is expecting another record high graduation rate and high-speed Internet access for more students.