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A Top Ten of @ArneDuncan Inanity: Obama’s Basketball Buddy Drops Ball on Ed

In honor of Arne Duncan’s demise.

Cloaking Inequity

So what happens when a President chooses a basketball buddy as Secretary of Education? Really, Obama… what did you expect when you chose a non-educator, non-expert to lead American education? A leader who left Chicago in shambles, whose school “turnarounds” didn’t work. Disappointed by his latest inanity at the Mom Congress, I have selected ten quotes from Arne Duncan’s reign as Secretary for a top ten.

It’s fascinating to me that some of the pushback is coming from, sort of, white suburban moms who — all of a sudden — their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were and their school isn’t quite as good as they thought they were, and that’s pretty scary,” Duncan said. “You’ve bet your house and where you live and everything on, ‘My child’s going to be prepared.’ That can be a punch in the gut. Source

Really Arne? You…

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About Dr. Julian Vasquez Heilig (700 Articles)
Julian Vasquez Heilig is an award-winning researcher and teacher. He is currently a Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and the Director of the Doctorate in Educational Leadership at California State Sacramento.

1 Comment on A Top Ten of @ArneDuncan Inanity: Obama’s Basketball Buddy Drops Ball on Ed

  1. Diana Daniels // October 4, 2015 at 10:07 pm // Reply

    Julian National Council on Educating Black Children would like to invite you to appear on our Blog Talk Radio Show the month of November, on a Monday 10am-11 am EST. Any Monday you are free in November please let me know the date. Interview questions are given in advance. Our listening audience is 50,000 contacts.

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