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The Exit Interview: Arne Duncan on His Legacy and the Future of Higher Education

"No one should be satisfied. Know that I'm not."

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15 African-American Male Teachers Explain the Inspiring Reasons Why They Teach

Because America needs more passionate men of color in its classrooms.
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A Map Like This Doesn't Exist for Any Other Country in the World

America's children deserve better.
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The Graph That Shows How Badly U.S. Education is Failing

California could provide a model for the rest of the country.
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5 Things We Could Have Spent $2.1 Billion On, Instead of the Government Shutdown

The shutdown is estimated to be costing the U.S. economy $300 million a day. After a week, here is a list of five things $2.1 billion should have been used for.

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Why a Career Will Kill Your Professional Goals

America's prized institutions falter because they are run by self-serving careerists rather than selfless professionals.
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Education Reform is Desperately Needed, But Teachers Need to Take Control

Unless we want necessary reforms to fail, teachers (not Arne Duncan, Michelle Rhee, politicians, or private educational consulting forms) must be in the driver's seat.
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Sequestration 2013: Will Hurt Education, Low-Income Students

The sequester will result in cuts impacting low-income students. Students can’t wait. Teachers can’t wait. This is an obstacle we need to overcome now.
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Open Letter to President Barack Obama On the Education Crisis in America

The primary end of education is to provide students with the tools and skills needed to thrive as human beings and produce in a dynamic economy. Your policies have fallen short of that.
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The Top 5 Educational Developments of 2012

From school safety to student loans, America's education sector saw significant changes in 2012

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New York City Department of Education Bans Emotive Words on Standardized Tests

NYCDE’s word ban clarifies that Departments of Education are hopelessly disconnected from education (Arnie Duncan, Secretary of Education, has never taught school).
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America Needs a Laissez Faire Education System

New regulations on for-profit universities reveals a deep issue: Federal intervention is ruining the U.S. education system. Let the market find Americans high-quality, but low-cost education.