On Education

January 2009

Obama's Education Secretary Pick Gets Ready for Confirmation

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Arne Duncan, head of Chicago's public schools, will likely be confirmed as U.S. secretary of education, according to the general consensus among a diverse group of education observers that has responded enthusiastically to his nomination. The 44-year-old Chicago native and onetime pro-basketball ...

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Duncan, Arne
Obama, Barack
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